Patient Education

VACCINE INFORMATION

Virginia has questions, we have answers. These can be shared daily/weekly to educate public, or share with target audiences through email, online, texts, print or social.

Long Term Health Facilities

Vaccine Information

COVID-19 vaccines available in the U.S.

This fact sheet for LTCF staff explains the differences between the three vaccines available in the U.S.

Fact Sheet: English

Side effects after a COVID-19 vaccine

This fact sheet for LTCF staff explains the side effects some people have from the COVID-19 vaccines.

Fact Sheet: English

Understanding long COVID

This fact sheet for LTCF staff explains what some people are calling "long covid."

Fact Sheet: English

Stay safe from COVID-19 variants

This fact sheet for LTCF staff explains how vaccines can protect us from the COVID-19 variants.

Fact Sheet: English

How we know COVID-19 vaccines work

This fact sheet for LTCF staff explains what we know about how well the vaccines work to protect us from COVID-19.

Fact Sheet: English

If I had COVID-19, do I need to get vaccinated?

This fact sheet for LTCF staff explains what you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccines if you have already had COVID-19.

Fact Sheet: English

COVID-19 vaccines if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or considering pregnancy

This fact sheet for LTCF staff explains what you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccines if you are pregnant or breastfeeding

Fact Sheet: English

General Vaccine Information

COVID-19 VACCINES available for use in the United States are different.

This factsheet offers a side by side understanding of the COVID-19 vaccines available in the US.

Fact Sheet: English, Spanish

What brand of vaccine should I get?

This flyer and shareable helps explain vaccine effectiveness in preventing symptoms of COVID-19 if exposed to the virus.

Flyer: English, Spanish

Shareable: English, Spanish

What are the facts about Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine?

This shareable highlights facts about the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

Shareable: English, Spanish

Is the J&J COVID-19 vaccine safe?

Highlighting safety considerations for the J&J vaccine.

Flyer: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Amharic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

How do viruses spread and change?

Fact sheet on how viruses spread.

Flyer: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Moderna Vaccine Facts

Highlighting the company Moderna and what makes their vaccine unique.

Flyer: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Pfizer-Biontech Vaccine Facts

Highlighting Pfizer and BioNTech companies and what makes their vaccine unique.

Flyer: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

How Vaccines Work

How vaccines help our immune system to protect us.

Flyer: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Vaccine Development

Explaining development: no steps were skipped.

Flyer: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

What is herd immunity?

This fact sheet and shareable highlight the benefits of herd immunity.

Fact Sheet: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

2 Doses

Explaining why 2 doses over 3-4 weeks is necessary.

Flyer: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Safety + Quality Assurance

Explaining safety monitoring, with visuals.

Flyer: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

mRNA Vaccine

Explaining how this new type of vaccine protects us.

Flyer: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

How effective are the COVID-19 vaccines?

This shareable highlights how effective COVID-19 vaccines are in preventing or reducing illness.

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Vaccine Effectiveness

This flyer helps explain vaccine effectiveness in preventing symptoms of COVID-19 if exposed to the virus.

Flyer: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Other Vaccine Effectiveness

This shareable highlights whether COVID-19 vaccine are as effective as other vaccines.

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

How does it feel to get the COVID-19 vaccine?

Explaining what it's like to get a vaccine, and how it keeps us safe.

Flyer: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

What happens when you get the COVID-19 vaccine?

Explaining what it's like to get a vaccine, and how it keeps us safe.

Flyer: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog.

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog.

What should I do if I develop symptoms after the COVID-19 vaccine?

As more people receive the vaccine, questions about side effects, symptoms and allergic reactions will become common. We have these flyer/posters to support education, trust + transparency. One is for General Public, the other is for Health Care Providers.

Flyer for General Public: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Flyer for Healthcare Providers: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog [translations pending]

What about serious reaction after vaccine?

Reactions after vaccine are rare, but require immediate medical attention. This sharable helps educate the public ahead of vaccination

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

I just got the vaccine, now what?

Steps to protect ourselves + others as the vaccine rolls out. Mitigation, second shot, vsafe.

Flyer: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Vaccine Kit

Things to take home at vaccination. 2 versions to choose from, below.

Shareable 1: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Shareable 2: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Is the vaccine free?

This sharable explains that vaccines are free and will be offered to everyone in Virginia. Fees are covered by insurance or federal government.

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

How can you stay safe from COVID-19 variants?

This fact sheet and shareable highlights how to keep yourself and others safe from COVID-19 variants.

Fact Sheet: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

How can I improve my mask fit and protection?

This fact sheet and shareable explains how there are several ways to make sure your mask fits and works well.

Fact Sheet: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Flu Shot + COVID Vaccine?

Explaining the importance of getting both the flu shot and a COVID-19 vaccine.

Flyer: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog

Shareable: English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog