Getting the COVID-19 vaccine protects you from COVID-19 and helps end the pandemic. It provides an instruction manual for your immune system to fight the virus that causes COVID-19.

Getting the vaccine protects you from serious illness.
  • COVID-19 can have serious, life-threatening complications, and there is no way to anticipate how severely it may affect you and the people around you.
  • The vaccine is highly effective at preventing COVID-19 infection.
  • Experts believe that getting the vaccine may also keep you from getting seriously ill even if you do get COVID-19.
It may protect the people around you.
The vaccine offers immunity without the dangers of becoming infected.
  • The risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19 far outweighs any possible benefits of immunity you may gain from getting sick.
  • While getting COVID-19 may offer you a degree of natural protection for a time after you recover, experts don’t know for sure how long this protection lasts.
The vaccine helps our community move toward reopening.
  • The vaccine is a critical tool for helping stop the pandemic so our community can reopen businesses, schools, and other activities we enjoyed before the pandemic began. Stopping a pandemic requires using all the tools we have available.
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