Frequently Asked Questions
Who can sign up to get a Moderna vaccine?
All individuals age 16 and older are eligibility for this vaccine. (Children ages 5 and up are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine)
Will the COVID-19 vaccine alter my DNA?
The COVID-19 vaccine will not alter DNA.
May patients who are attempting to get pregnant receive the vaccination?
Healthy patients attempting to get pregnant may receive the vaccine. Pregnancy and lactation weren’t studied, so it is advised to consult with a primary care physician prior to receiving the vaccine.
Does the vaccine have an impact on fertility?
There is no evidence that the COVID-19 vaccine would reduce one’s natural fertility or affect future fertility. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine assert that loss of fertility due to the vaccine is scientifically unlikely, and that any such claims are unfounded and have no scientific evidence supporting them.
Will I be able to receive other vaccines (ie. Flu, MMR) after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine?
The administration of other vaccines can be done on the same day as your COVID-19 vaccine.
What happens if I miss my second dose?
If you miss your second dose, schedule an appointment to receive it as soon as you can.
How long do I have to wait to get the vaccine if I am COVID-19 positive?
CDC recommends waiting 90-days after the resolution of COVID-19 to receive the vaccine.
Can I get a booster shot?
You are eligible to receive a booster shot 6 months after completing the 2-dose series of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and 2 months after completing the 1-dose series of Johnson & Johnson.
Can I mix and match vaccines?
You can only mix and match booster vaccines. It is recommended to complete your initial vaccination with the same manufacture. After completing your series, you may administer the vaccine of your choice as your booster.