Vaccine Information

Eagle's Eye on COVID-19

Coppin State University Vaccination Clinic

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

What to Do if You Experience Symptoms

If you develop or have symptoms associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine including fever, plan to seek health care immediately by visiting your designated health care provider or the Community Health Center located at 2601 West North Avenue in the Health and Human Services Building.

The Community Health Center

The Community Health Center phone number is 410-951-4188. The Community Health Center will work with the Baltimore City Health Department to arrange vaccination sites.

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 Resources

 

COVID-19 Vaccinations in Maryland
Find out the latest news on COVID-19 vaccinations in the state of Maryland.

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Center for Disease Control Frequently Asked Questions
Enter a word or phrase on the website to locate answers to your questions.

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Novel Coronavirus Q&A with University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) University System of Maryland (USM-Network University) Dr. Chen
Drs. Wilbur Chen and James Campbell of UMSOM and the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health enlighten a “Baltimore” magazine audience on vaccine-related issues.

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Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines
Now that there are authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines in the United States, accurate vaccine information is critical.

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COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination FAQ
This University System of Maryland Q&A includes general responses to frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 mandatory vaccination.

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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.