According to the CDC, the United States currently has the safest vaccine supply in its history. As vaccines are developed and become available, the public’s knowledge of their safety is an important part of a successful vaccination effort.
Today’s vaccines only contain the ingredients they need to be safe and effective. Find the list explaining each one, and its purpose, here: What is in Vaccines?
The CDC contains information on vaccine decision making, including vaccine safety, and frequently asked questions. Visit here to learn more:
Information for Parents and Caregivers
Vaccine Safety FAQs for Parents and Caregivers
If You Have a Reaction to a Vaccine
If you or someone you know experiences side effects related to a vaccine, you can report those symptoms to the Vaccine Adverse Effects Reporting System (VAERS).
If you received a COVID-19 vaccine, you can enroll in the program V-Safe, an after vaccination health-check in, via text messages and web surveys, that is personalized and confidential.
HOW VACCINES ARE MADE
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