Press Release

Which COVID-19 vaccines will Stanford Medicine be receiving, and how many?
Who will get the vaccine?
Is the COVID-19 vaccine required?
How did Stanford Medicine develop its principles for vaccine distribution?
When will the COVID-19 vaccine be available to the Stanford Medicine community?
How will Stanford Medicine prioritize who receives the COVID-19 vaccines first?
Will non-patient-facing staff, such as researchers, get the COVID-19 vaccine and, if so, when?
How will you implement a sequenced approach to vaccine allocation?
How many injections are required to complete the COVID-19 vaccine?
COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials from Pfizer and Moderna are showing up to 95% efficacy. What exactly are they "effective" at doing?
What should we know about mRNA vaccines since this is the first time they have been authorized for use in humans? How do mRNA vaccines work?
Are mRNA vaccines safe?
With data showing the racial and ethnic disparities in the health impact of COVID-19, how do we know if the vaccine will be effective for all populations? Were the clinical trials for the COVID-19 vaccine inclusive of the diversity of the population?
What are the short-term side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine?
What are the long-term side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine?
Will the vaccine prevent me from getting infected?
If I get the COVID-19 vaccine, is it still possible for me to get COVID-19?
If I get COVID-19 and have had the COVID-19 vaccine, might I still be contagious to others?
Will health care workers who get the COVID-19 vaccine still be required to wear a mask and full PPE?
What ongoing precautions should COVID-19 vaccine recipients take?
I have severe allergies (a medical history of anaphylactic reactions). Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for me?
I am immunosuppressed. Should I get the COVID-19 vaccine?
Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for pregnant or possibly pregnant women?
Is the COVID-19 vaccine required?