COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Health Awareness About the COVID-19 Vaccine
Being prepared is critical to Coppin State University’s readiness to prevent community spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
To address this public health concern, this website is developed to provide a cohesive CSU voice to strategies implemented to provide educational awareness about the COVID-19 vaccine.
Benefits and Facts of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
We understand that some people may be concerned about getting vaccinated now that COVID-19 vaccines are available in the United States. While more COVID-19 vaccines are being developed as quickly as possible, routine processes and procedures remain in place to ensure the safety of any vaccine that is authorized or approved for use. Safety is a top priority, and there are many reasons to get vaccinated.
With the possibility of a limited supply of one or more COVID-19 vaccines becoming available before the end of 2020, accurate vaccine information is critical. It can be difficult to know which sources of information you can trust. Learn more about common myths and misconceptions about COVID-19 vaccination. Read more on the CDC Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine.
Debunking the Myths: Understanding How the COVID-19 Vaccines Work
The Immune System—The Body’s Defense Against Infection
To understand how COVID-19 vaccines work, it helps to first look at how our bodies fight illness. When germs, such as the virus that causes COVID-19, invade our bodies, they attack and multiply. This invasion, called an infection, is what causes illness. Our immune system uses several tools to fight infection. Blood contains red cells, which carry oxygen to tissues and organs, and white or immune cells, which fight infection. Different types of white blood cells fight infection in different ways: Read more:Understanding How COVID-19 Vaccines Work | CDC
Commonly Reported Symptoms Associated with the COVID-19 Vaccine
The commonly reported symptoms about the COVID-19 vaccine includes soreness at the injection site.
NATIONAL AND STATE
COVID-19 Vaccinations in Maryland
Center for Disease Control Frequently Asked Questions
Novel Coronavirus Q & A with University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) University System of Maryland (USM-Network University) Dr. Chen
Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines
COPPIN STATE UNIVERSITY RESOURCES
Should you need health care assistance or a Health Care service provider, please feel free to call the CSU Community Health Center at 410-951-4188.
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