STATE: TeenVaxFacts.com launches to inform North Carolina teens on COVID-19 vaccines
Published 3:27 pm Monday, August 23, 2021
From the NCDHHS:
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has launched TeenVaxFacts.com — a website dedicated to providing teens with the information, tools and resources they need to educate themselves, their friends and their family members about the benefits of COVID-19 vaccines.
With access to materials such as a COVID-19 vaccine discussion guide, vaccine locations and informative videos, this site serves as a place for teens to get the facts about COVID-19.
Vaccines are critical to slowing the spread of COVID-19 and protecting people from serious illness, officials said, especially as young people head back to school. The more contagious
The COVID-19 vaccines authorized in the United States continue to be remarkably effective in reducing risk of severe disease, hospitalization and death, even against the widely circulating Delta variant. Getting teens
COVID-19 vaccines have been thoroughly tested and found to be safe and effective. Teens ages 12 to 17 can get the Pfizer vaccine. To find providers with the Pfizer vaccine, go to MySpot.nc.gov and filter for Pfizer. Young people 18 and older can get the Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson and Johnson vaccine. TeenVaxFacts.com
For more information about COVID-19 vaccines in North Carolina, visit MySpot.nc.gov