Why get vaccinated?
We’ve talked a lot about vaccinations in our bulletins lately, but we’re aware that in many school communities there continues to be anxiety about vaccinations – and some may even wonder why vaccines are being emphasised so strongly.As noted, the Ministry of Health have set up a dedicated email you can use for queries about vaccinations and access to vaccination.
Email email@example.com with your queries.
Addressing vaccine misinformation in your community
We know there is added pressure as misleading COVID-19 and vaccinations information circulates through social media and the public.
Here are some answers to common questions that may be helpful.
- How does the vaccine work?
- Is the vaccine safe?
- What can I expect when I get the vaccine?
- Why was it developed so quickly?
Working through vaccine hesitancy
Here is a range of resources available to inform people in your community.
- Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Dr Nikki Turner, Dr Siouxsie Wiles and Dr Vanisi Prescott recently answered questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine.
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