Getting vaccinated not only helps protect you, but also your family and loved ones.
First 5 stands with California families throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Our mission is to remind parents and caregivers of the important role they play in their children’s lives – starting with their own health and safety.
The pandemic has affected everyone in countless ways. Now, COVID-19 vaccines are offering hope. The most important thing we can do for our families and communities is to get vaccinated.
You can check out the below links to learn about the available COVID-19 vaccines, get answers to common questions, and more. First 5 California recommends consulting with your healthcare provider for further guidance and information.
COVID-19 vaccine resources
How vaccines work (via CA.gov)
How to get vaccinated (via CA.gov)
Common questions (via CA.gov)
Vaccine fact sheet (via CDPH)
Myths and facts (via CDC)
Children and COVID-19 vaccines (via Healthy Children)
COVID-19 vaccine resources for pregnant and/or breastfeeding women
Information about COVID-19 Vaccines for People who Are Pregnant or Breastfeeding (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Coronavirus (COVID-19), Pregnancy, and Breastfeeding: A Message for Patients (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)
COVID-19 Vaccines and Breastfeeding (La Leche League International)
COVID-19 Vaccines (MotherToBaby)
For more COVID-19 resources, including tips on parenting during a pandemic and at-home activities, click here.
There’s a lot of information out there about COVID-19 vaccines, and it’s important to receive the facts from trusted, reputable sources. If you have questions or concerns, connect with your healthcare provider, such as a family doctor or pediatrician, for more information.