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General VACCINATION Questions

ACCESSING THE VACCINE

  • Will Pasadena Unified administer vaccines?

  • How do I make an appointment to get vaccinated?

  • What vaccine will Pasadena USD provide?

  • Are COVID-19 vaccines free?

  • Who is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine?

  • What do I need to bring to my vaccine appointment?

VACCINE SAFETY AND SCIENCE

  • Why should I vaccinate my child if cases are low and children aren't severely impacted by COVID-19?

  • Are the vaccines safe for youth?

  • What side effects are seen in adolescents?

  • Why is the vaccine only for adolescents 12 and over? When do you expect vaccines to be available for younger children?

  • Can a COVID-19 vaccine make me sick with COVID-19?

  • After getting a COVID-19 vaccine, will I test positive for COVID-19 on a viral test?

  • Where can I get trusted information about COVID-19 vaccines in general?

  • Where can I get trusted information about COVID-19 vaccines for youth?

  • Do I need a booster shot?

  • Do I need two vaccinations?