COVID-19 Resources for Caregivers
Everywhere you turn, people have strong opinions and many unanswered questions about COVID vaccines. See below to learn what’s true and what’s not. We use the latest science to separate fact from fiction.
NEW: COVID-19 Vaccine Information Caregiver Fact Sheet - A Guide to COVID Vaccine Facts for Homecare Workers During the Pandemic
Get answers to common questions, misconceptions and concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines.
NEW: COVID-19 Vaccine Information Caregiver Fact Sheet - A Guide to COVID Variants and Vaccines for Homecare Workers During the Pandemic
What exactly is a COVID-19 variant, anyway? The virus is still spreading from person to person. Every time the virus responsible for this pandemic makes copies of itself, it might mutate and change. It does not change every time. When it changes in an important way, it is called a variant of that virus. Not all variants are dangerous.
NEW: COVID-19 Vaccine Information Caregiver Fact Sheet - A Guide to COVID-19 for Homecare Workers After the Vaccine
What do you mean by a maximum level of protection? How much do these vaccines protect me?
Well, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently found that nearly 4000 first responders and frontline healthcare workers who got vaccinated reached a level of 80% protection two weeks after the first dose. The protection from the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines goes all the way up to 90% two weeks after the second dose. This is based on what’s happening in the real world after people are vaccinated.