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CoViD-19 Vaccination … Facts & Myths

AAPHP has been asked to develop a one page sheet for physicians to adapt to their practice in informing patients about COVID-19 vaccine facts and myths.   The most recent version is here: FINAL DRAFT 10Jan21... Covid One-pager for practicing physicians.pdf  For those with internet access the CDC vaccine fact web page is an excellent resource available here:   Doctors for American is another excellent resource available at: .

In addition, everyone who is able to receive the vaccine should be provided with the appropriate up-to-date  EUA or vaccine information sheet for that vaccine and assessed for contraindications.  The official fact sheets for each vaccine can be obtained from as well as   here and here

Providers are also reminded of the need to report adverse vaccine events to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS):   

Information on how to    Join the ThisIsOurShot Campaign! (

COVID-19 Vaccination Resources 

(Copied from a training module from :  COVID-19 Vaccine Training Modules, available at

»The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Interim Recommendation for Allocating Initial Supplies of COVID-19 Vaccine — United States, 2020

»The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Interim Recommendation for Use of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine — United States, December 2020

»CDC COVID-19 Vaccination

»CDC Healthcare Professionals: Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccination

»CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit for Medical Centers, Clinics, and Clinicians

»COVID-19 Vaccination Provider Requirements and Support

»COVID-19 Vaccination Resources

»COVID-19 Vaccine Resources for Healthcare Providers

»COVID-19 Vaccine Safety

»Emergency Use Authorization | FDA

»Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination

»How CDC Is Making COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendations

»Talking to Patients about COVID-19 Vaccine 

Additional Vaccine Clinical Resources 

»CDC Vaccine administration website and resource library 

»CDC Vaccine storage and handling website and CDC Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit, COVID-19 Addendum 

»Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: "Vaccine Administration and "Storage and Handling" chapters 

»Interim Guidance for Routine and Influenza Immunization Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

»Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System 

»Moderna COVID-19 vaccine information and materials

»State immunization programs

»Immunization Action Coalition

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