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Vaccine Resources


Understanding Vaccines and Why They Are Important


  • Vaccine Basics - Vaccines play an important role in keeping us healthy. They protect us from serious and sometimes deadly diseases.

Understanding the COVID-19 Vaccine:

What is an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA)? The FDA has shared this video to explain the process of approving vaccines for emergency use. After a vaccine is approved, the FDA continues to monitor it and record adverse effects


COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA):

World Health Organization (WHO):

TN Department of Health:

Mayo Clinic

Johns Hopkins University

Public Health Communications Collaborative

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