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COVID-19 Vaccines

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COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) is an illness caused by a virus. This virus is a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. In the United States, there are several vaccines that are effective at protecting people from getting seriously ill, being hospitalized, and dying from COVID-19. These vaccines are being used under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This means that the vaccines have met the FDA's scientific standards for safety, effectiveness, and manufacturing quality that are needed to support authorization.

This page includes details about the vaccines and the vaccination program, including where you can find a vaccine.

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The information on this site should not be used as a substitute for professional medical care or advice. Contact a health care provider if you have questions about your health.