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COVID 19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine:

Is it safe? Should I take it?

The answers are Yes and Yes!

Dr. Wagshul is recommending that EVERYONE get the Covid-19 vaccine.

Common questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine.

Can it make me sick with COVID-19?

No. None of the authorized vaccines currently in development in the United States contain the live virus.

Will a COVID-19 vaccination protect me from getting sick with COVID-19?

Yes. The vaccination works by teaching your immune system how to recognize and fight the virus.

If I already had COVID-19 and recovered, do I still need a vaccine?

Yes. Due to the severe health risks associated with COVID-19 and the fact that reinfection with COVID-19 is possible, you should be vaccinated regardless of whether you already had COVID-19 infection. If you were treated for COVID-19 symptoms with monoclonal antibodies or convalescent plasma, you should wait 90 days before getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Talk to your doctor if you are unsure what treatments you received or if you have more questions about getting a COVID-19 vaccine.

Where and when can I get my COVID-19 vaccine?

A great resource to track vaccine distribution is by visiting the CDC website at

You can search by region and find the closest distribution facility to your home.

More questions? Contact Julie at LCOA and we will be glad to assist you.

Julie Eversole

Lung Center of America

Operations Manager

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