Recipient Education Toolkit For Healthcare Professionals:

Talking to Recipients about COVID-19 Vaccines

Many people have questions about the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. As vaccine recipients’ most-trusted source of information on vaccines, you play a critical role in helping them understand the importance of COVID-19 vaccination, as well as if and when it is likely to be recommended for them. The materials include proven communication strategies and tips for effectively setting expectations and addressing questions from COVID-19 vaccine recipients.

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/hcp/index.html

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs for Healthcare Professionals

CDC provides answers- About Vaccines, Vaccine Storage and Handling, Vaccine indications, Vaccine Documentation, and Vaccine Safety and Efficacy

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/hcp/faq.html

Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination

Answers commonly asked questions about COVID-19 vaccination- About Vaccines, Getting ,Vaccinated, Vaccine distribution, and Vaccine safety

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/faq.html

Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines

Now that there are authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines in the United States, accurate vaccine information is critical.  How do you know which sources of COVID-19 vaccine information are accurate? It can be difficult to know which sources of information you can trust. Learn more about credible vaccine information at this CDC site.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/facts.html

Engaging in Effective COVID-19 Vaccine Conversations

Healthcare professionals can use these techniques and resources to discuss COVID-19 vaccination with patients.. Whether you have these discussions with your patients during an in-person office visit, through messages on your patient portal, at a telemedicine appointment, or during consultation, your strong vaccine recommendation is the most important part of the conversation.

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/hcp/engaging-patients.html

ACOG Vaccinating Pregnant and Lactating Patients: Clinical Practice Guidance

https://www.acog.org/clinical/clinical-guidance/practice-advisory/articles/2020/12/vaccinating-pregnant-and-lactating-patients-against-covid-19

Leaders in Women’s Health Encourage Health Workers to Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine: Joint Statement from ACNM, AGOG, ASRM, AWHONN, NPWH, SMFM, SOGH

https://i7g4f9j6.stackpathcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/13181041/Vaccination-for-HCWs.pdf

Clinical info on vaccines (side by side comparison of the Pfizer BioNTech and Moderna vaccines)

https://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p3210.pdf

CDC Vaccine updates (addresses exposure, prior infection, and timeframe for the second dose and recommendations for a missed dose)

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/info-by-product/clinical-considerations.html

COVID-19 Vaccines and their platforms:

https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2500139-overview#a1

mRNA Vaccines:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/different-vaccines/mrna.html

Viral Vector Vaccines:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/different-vaccines/viralvector.html

Understanding the FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) Process:

https://www.fda.gov/vaccines-blood-biologics/vaccines/emergency-use-authorization-vaccines-explained

https://www.fda.gov/media/143890/download