Uses

COVID-19 vaccine is a vaccine being studied to see if it protects against coronavirus disease, also known as COVID-19. It has not been approved by the FDA or Health Canada for general use. However, the FDA and Health Canada are now allowing the COVID-19 vaccine to be used in human studies and for emergency or interim use in certain people. More information should be provided by your health care professional from either the Informed Consent form for a study, the FDA Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers for emergency use, or the Health Canada Patient Medication Information for interim use.There is still limited information about how well the COVID-19 vaccine protects against coronavirus disease and how safe it is. Studies show that the COVID-19 vaccine may help protect most people who receive it against COVID-19. The vaccine may help you to fight the virus if you are exposed to it later. The vaccine may prevent the illness, or reduce the seriousness of it. Vaccines may not fully protect everyone who receives them. Continue to wear a mask, practice social distancing, and follow other safety guidelines to protect yourself and those around you until otherwise directed by your health care professional and public health officials. The information in this document reflects early and recent data, which is still being studied and added to. Talk to your health care professional about the risks and benefits of receiving this vaccine.

How to use COVID-19 Vaccine, Mrna-1273 (Moderna) (PF) 100 Mcg/0.5 Ml IM Susp(EUA)

Read all vaccine information available from your health care professional before receiving the vaccine. If you have any questions, ask your health care professional.

This vaccine is given by injection into a muscle by a health care professional. It is usually given in the upper arm.

This vaccine is given in a series of 2 doses (either 3 weeks or 4 weeks apart depending on the brand of your vaccine product) to provide the best protection. Closely follow the vaccination schedule provided by the health care professional. Keep all scheduled medical appointments. It may be helpful to mark a calendar as a reminder. You may also be given a Vaccination Card with the date that you should return for the second dose of the vaccine. Keep the card and use it to remind yourself when to schedule an appointment.

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CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.