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  • What is the new update on vaccines as of 4/18/2023? What is the bivalent vaccine?
    On 4/18/2023, FDA authorized the use of updated bivalent vaccines (Moderna & Pfizer). *The monovalent vaccines are no longer authorized for use* Most individuals that have already received their bivalent booster is not eligible for another dose of bivalent vaccine. Please see below of who is eligible for bivalent vaccine. For more information, please visit: Vaccine Information from FDA's Official News Release:
  • Who is eligible to get the vaccine?
    As of December 9th, 2022, all US residents 6 months and older are eligible for a vaccine. Learn more: Stay Up to Date with COVID-19 Vaccines Including Boosters
  • Who is eligible for a booster?
    As of December 9th, 2022, those who have completed their primary dose series are eligible for a bivalent booster. Updated (bivalent) boosters became available on: September 2, 2022, for people aged 12 years and older October 12, 2022, for people aged 5–11 years December 9, 2022, for children aged 6 months–4 years who completed the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine primary series Updated (bivalent) Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine also became available on December 9, 2022 for children aged 6 months–4 years to complete the primary series. Learn More: Stay Up to Date with COVID-19 Vaccines Including Boosters
  • Pfizer vs Moderna vs JNJ, which one is better?
    Currently, there are 4 vaccines that are authorized or approved in the United States. Pfizer-BioNTech Moderna Novavax Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen (J&J/Janssen) (CDC recommends that the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine only be considered in certain situations, due to safety concerns.) For the bivalent booster, only Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are available. We only offer Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. Studies have shown that all vaccines have varying effectiveness. Learn More: Stay Up to Date with COVID-19 Vaccines Including Boosters
  • After I get my vaccination, how do I access my records?
    For any individuals vaccinated by us will have their proof of vaccination not only on their CDC card, but also via the California COVID-19 Digital Vaccine Record. Please follow the website's instructions for further assistance.
  • What is the vaccine’s effectiveness?
    As of December 2022, the different vaccines have varying effectiveness. Learn More: Comparing the differences between COVID-19 vaccines
  • What are the side effects for the Covid-19 vaccine?
    Common side effects include: At injection site - Pain, redness, and swelling Throughout the body- Fatigue, muscle pain, sweating, fever, nausea and headaches. These symptoms are normally more intense during the 2nd dose of the vaccine. Learn More: Possible Side Effects After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine | CDC
  • What are the long term side effects of the vaccine, like in 5 or 10 year? "I am worried because it is too new and developed too fast."
    The vaccines are new and the CDC and FDA are still compiling all data as we speak. However all the experts have agreed that the benefits far outweigh the side effects at this point. As of November 2021, there have been 745,000 deaths due to Covid in the US, thus it is critical that all eligible persons get the vaccine as soon as possible. Learn More: Possible Side Effects After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine | CDC
  • How much will it cost?
    The Vaccine is provided by the Federal Government, at no cost. The administration fee might be applied, and billable to appropriate insurance plan etc. We are obligated to bill your insurance for administration fees first, thus we do request you to disclose your insurance information as needed. Rest assured, we keep all information confidential and we do not turn anyone away based on immigration status, insurance coverage and any other factors. Our primary goal is to take care of you and get you vaccinated in a timely and safe manner. Learn More: COVID-19 Vaccines Are Free to the Public | CDC
  • Is it safe in pregnancy? Breastfeeding?
    It has been found that pregnant and/or breastfeeding women are at higher risk for severe COVID-19 illness. As of November 1st, 2021, the CDC currently recommends ALL pregnant and breastfeeding women receive the vaccine as well as a booster dose. Learn More: COVID-19 Vaccines While Pregnant or Breastfeeding (
  • I have concerns in regards to the development of the vaccine using fetal cells.
    The Vatican has clarified its position regarding Covid-19, and recommends its followers to get vaccinated. Learn More: Vatican CDF says use of anti-Covid vaccines “morally acceptable”
  • Do I need to wear a mask, social distance once I have my first dose?  How about after the second dose?"
    The short answer is YES, YES and YES. Our body needs time to build immunity and produces antibodies to protect against future infections by the same virus. It is usually 10 to 14 days after you get vaccinated. First dose: current data show 50 to 70% of patients get immunity after the first dose. Thus, many will still be vulnerable to serious Covid-19 infection. Second dose: yes, data show that 94% effectiveness about the Covid-19 vaccine. However, there is still a 5% chance that you do not develop antibodies or immunity against Covid-19. Even if you have immunity, it does not mean that you will not get infected. Having immunity or antibodies against a particular bacterium or virus just means that your body is ready to fight that infection, thus give you a better chance of overcoming the infection really fast and not get seriously sick if infected. However, those around you without antibodies/immunity can still get infected by you and get seriously sick. So please wear your mask, social distance etc to protect yourself and those around you. As of November 1st, 2021, the CDC recommends that all individuals regardless of vaccination status should still wear masks in settings of indoor exposure. Learn More: Your Guide to Masks | CDC
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