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1. What is Linn County Public Health’s role in providing COVID-19 vaccine to our community?
2. How can I get notified about COVID-19 vaccine status updates?
3. When did COVID-19 vaccine distribution start in Linn County?
4. Will enough COVID-19 vaccine be available for everyone who wants it?
5. If I get the vaccine, will that take one away from someone who needs it more than me?
6. Who is eligible to receive a vaccination?
7. What are mRNA vaccines and how do they work?
8. Can I get other vaccines at the same time I get a COVID-19 vaccine?
9. I’m a healthy adult, why should I get a vaccine?
10. If I can build immunity to COVID-19 naturally, why should I get a vaccine?
11. I went all year without getting COVID-19, why should I get a vaccine now?
12. When can children get the COVID-19 vaccine?
13. Why should I get a vaccine if my children can’t get a vaccine yet? I’m still exposed to them.
14. I am pregnant or nursing, can I get the vaccine?
15. Does the vaccine cause reproductive issues?
16. Where can I get a vaccine appointment?
17. Will Linn County Public Health hold public mass vaccination clinics?
18. Who can give the COVID-19 vaccine?
19. For Healthcare Providers: How do I become a vaccine provider?
20. What documentation do I need to bring with me to get the vaccine?
21. Does my immigration status matter for getting the vaccine?
22. Will they ask me for my insurance card?
23. Will there be a cost for the vaccine?
24. How do we know the COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective?
25. Is the vaccine effective against new COVID-19 variants?
26. How many people participated in the clinical trials for the vaccine?
27. What are the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines?
28. I’ve had an allergic reaction to the flu shot, is it safe to get a COVID-19 vaccine?
29. Will the COVID-19 vaccine affect medication I am taking?
30. Will the vaccine give me COVID-19 or make me sick?
31. Can I still test positive for COVID-19 after getting the vaccine?
32. How long will immunity from the COVID-19 vaccine last?
33. Will I need more than one dose of COVID-19 vaccine?
34. Why is it important to get a second dose of vaccine?
35. Can I get my second dose with another brand of vaccine?
36. If I already had COVID-19 should I still get the vaccine?
37. Does immunity after getting COVID-19 last longer than protection from COVID-19 vaccines?
38. What percentage of the population needs to be vaccinated to have herd immunity to COVID-19?
39. Will the COVID-19 vaccine stop the pandemic?
40. Can I stop wearing my mask and social distancing if I had the vaccine?
41. What is IRIS and what information will be stored there?
42. When you get the vaccine, will the government also inject a tracking device?
43. Is the government collecting my DNA?
44. What do I need to know to avoid COVID-19 vaccine scams?
45. How does the partnership between Iowa’s 2-1-1 and Hy-Vee work?