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.

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

Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination

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

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.

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.

ACOG Vaccinating Pregnant and Lactating Patients: Clinical Practice Guidance

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

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

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

COVID-19 Vaccines and their platforms:

mRNA Vaccines:

Viral Vector Vaccines:

Understanding the FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) Process: