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You can now schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments in MyHealth. See details below.
Schedule Your COVID-19 Vaccination Today
Get your COVID-19 vaccine to help prevent serious illness. Appointments are available via MyHealth for adults and children 12 years of age and older. Please contact your health insurance regarding coverage or costs associated with getting these vaccinations at Stanford Health Care.
For children under 12 years old, consult with their pediatrician.
Can people receive flu and COVID-19 vaccines at the same time?
Yes, the COVID-19 vaccine and flu vaccine may be given at the same time.
Is it safe to get vaccinated against COVID-19 if you are pregnant or breastfeeding?
As per CDC guidelines, COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for all people 6 months and older, including people who are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant now, or might become pregnant in the future.
Evidence about the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy has been growing. These data suggest that the benefits of receiving a COVID-19 vaccine outweigh any known or potential risks of vaccination during pregnancy.
There is currently no evidence that any vaccines, including COVID-19 vaccines, cause fertility problems in women or men.
Pregnant and recently pregnant people are more likely to get severely ill with COVID-19 compared with non-pregnant people. Source: CDC
Stanford Medicine recommends that people who are pregnant or lactating discuss COVID-19 vaccination with their primary care physician if they are uncertain regarding vaccination.
If I already had COVID-19, do I still need to get vaccinated?
Yes. Vaccination-induced immunity provides added protection after people recovered from COVID-19. As COVID-19 continues to drive higher infection and death among the unvaccinated, vaccination is recommended to ensure the safety of our community.
I was diagnosed with COVID-19. When should I schedule my first vaccine dose?
Stanford Medicine recommends that persons who have had COVID-19 in the last 90 days discuss COVID-19 vaccination with their primary care physician if they are uncertain regarding vaccination.
I have severe allergies (a medical history of anaphylactic reactions). Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for me?
Because of reports of anaphylactic reactions in persons who received the COVID-19 vaccine outside of clinical trials, the CDC has proposed the following guidance:
Persons who have had a severe allergic reaction to any vaccine or injectable therapy (intramuscular, intravenous, or subcutaneous) should not receive the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine at this time.
Persons who have had a severe allergic reaction to any ingredient in a COVID-19 vaccineshould not get that specific vaccine.
Vaccine providers should observe patients after vaccination to monitor for the occurrence of immediate adverse reactions:
Persons with a history of anaphylaxis: 30 minutes
All other persons: 15 minutes
This recommendation does not apply to persons with other severe allergic reactions (for example, food allergies).
Stanford Medicine recommends that persons with a history of anaphylaxis or severe allergic reactions discuss COVID-19 vaccination with their primary care physician. The CDC Interim Clinical Considerations document details more considerations.
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