COVID-19 VACCINE SAFETY AND EFFICACY
The vaccine from Pfizer has met the safety milestone set by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). Moderna is expected to receive Emergency Use Authorization in the coming weeks, which will add to the amount of vaccine that will be available for distribution.
In addition, to learn more about COVID-19 vaccine benefits and safety, you can refer staff, residents, and family members to the following resources from trusted sources.
Resources for COVID-19 Vaccine Safety:
- Ensuring the Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Information on vaccine efficacy from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions from the MA Department of Public Health
- Pharmacy Partnership for Long Term Care Program – PowerPoint Presentation – Overview and FAQs from American Health Care Association (AHCA)