Vaccine FAQ

We’re answering your most frequently asked questions about the vaccine.

Vaccine FAQ

Behind the Scenes at our Vaccination Sites

Every year Yale New Haven Health vaccinates its employees against the flu. But, the pharmacy team had never set up a mass vaccination effort on this scale before.

Behind the Scenes

What to do with your COVID-19 vaccine card

When you get your COVID-19 vaccine, you will receive a CDC card listing the date of your vaccination, the vaccine manufacturer and the site where you got your shot.

Learn more

COVID-19 vaccine in Connecticut: From research to distribution

While frontline healthcare workers faced devastating cases of COVID-19 head on, researchers and infectious disease experts got to work behind the scenes.

From Research to Distribution

Tips to reduce side effects after getting the COVID-19 vaccine

Common side effects include pain at the injection site, fever, body aches and headaches.

Learn how to reduce side effects

How Safe is the Vaccine?

Because these vaccines are new and the target of misinformation online, there may be apprehension about vaccine safety and efficacy.

How Safe is the Vaccine?

Debunking Vaccine Myths

As with any new technology, the COVID-19 vaccine has been the target of misinformation.

Debunking Vaccine Myths

COVID-19 Vaccine Glossary

As COVID-19 vaccines are distributed more broadly across Connecticut, you may be hearing some unfamiliar words or phrases.

COVID-19 Vaccine Glossary