COVID-19 Vaccine Resources & Links



Abbreviation Full Name of Organization
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
FDA Food and Drug Administration
CDPH California Department of Public Health


COVID-19 Vaccines Approved by the FDA

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (CDC)

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheets (FDA)


COVID-19 Vaccines Authorized for Emergency Use

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (CDC)

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheets (FDA)

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine (CDC)

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheets (FDA)

Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine (CDC)

Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheets (FDA)


Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness

Ensuring the Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines in the United States (CDC)

Ensuring Vaccines Work (CDC)

Myths and Facts (CDC)

Understanding How mRNA Vaccines Work (CDC)

Understanding How Viral Vector Vaccines Work (CDC)

Vaccine Development 101 (FDA)

California Scientific Safety Review Workgroup (CDPH) 

COVID Vaccines are Safe and Effective (CDPH)

Fact Sheet: Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Benefits and Risks (CDPH) | Spanish Version 


Getting Vaccinated

COVID-19 Homebound Vaccination Program | Spanish

Information for Your Appointment

What to Expect During Your Appointment (CDC)

What to Expect After Your Appointment (CDC)

Registering for v-safe - After Vaccination Health Checker (CDC)

Possible Side Effects After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine (CDC)

Vaccine Eligibility Chart (CDPH)


Medical Guidance for Specific Populations and Conditions

People with Certain Medical Conditions

Other People Who Need Extra Precaution


After You Are Fully Vaccinated

When You've Been Fully Vaccinated (CDC)

Updated Healthcare Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations in Response to COVID-19 Vaccination (CDC)

My Vaccine Record (CDPH)


Vaccines are the most effective tool we have to help slow the spread of COVID-19, but they aren't the only tool.  Even after you are fully vaccinated, continue taking the following actions to protect yourself and others from COVID-19:



Frequently Asked Questions

County of San Diego Public Health Officer Dr. Wilma Wooten answers frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccines (Uploaded February 5, 2021)

Additional Resources

COVID-19 Vaccine Presentations

Submit a request for your church or other community group to learn more about COVID-19 vaccines

Resources for Healthcare Professionals

Access guidelines, public health advisories

San Diego County Vaccine Data

View local COVID-19 vaccine data and other data dashboards