The current vaccines are not approved for children under the age of 16.
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The COVID-19 vaccine is safe. Please read through our Vaccine Safety page for more information on the safety of both COVID-19 vaccines.
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine ingredients include:
According to the FDA, the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine ingredients include:
Go to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website for:
Yes, until all populations are vaccinated, please continue to take precautions.
There is a wide range of demographics available in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) summary.
There is limited data regarding the vaccine and pregnant women. Learn more from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.
Approved COVID-19 vaccine providers must apply for approval providing information and proof of current valid medical license in Kansas.
The vaccines have gone through rigorous clinical trials and the history of success of vaccines in stopping viruses and other diseases effectively saving lives.
Patient care is very nuanced, so the FDA advises telling your vaccination provider about all of your medical conditions, including but not limited to the following:
If you have been previously infected with COVID-19, vaccination is recommended; however, the CDC advises waiting 90 days after treatment for COVID-19 symptoms with monoclonal antibodies or convalescent plasma. If you are currently in quarantine due to potential exposure to COVID-19, please wait 14 days after your exposure to get vaccinated to ensure that you do not have COVID-19.
For more information, refer to the Pfizer EUA Factsheet; Moderna EUA Factsheet and CDC COVID-19 Vaccination FAQ.