COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancies

Common Hesitancies For Getting The COVID-19 Vaccines

Dr. Antonella Fine, Infectious Diseases Physician and Director of Hospital Infection Control at Sturdy Memorial Hospital, addresses common concerns and misconceptions about the COVID-19 vaccines. In the videos below, Dr. Fine elaborates on various topics and reports the COVID-19 vaccine facts in order to help reduce hesitancy for those that may be concerned about getting vaccinated. 

For any further questions please contact Dr. Fine or Infectious Diseases Pharmacist, Limei Wang, at covidvaccine@sturdymemorial.org, or your primary care provider.

"I am hesitant to get the vaccine because I have concerns it was developed too quickly, and I am worried about the safety."

"I am hesitant to get the vaccine because I am afraid it could cause other issues in my body - changes in DNA, cause cancer, etc."

"I am hesitant to get the vaccine because I am of child bearing age and have concerns about how the vaccine could impact my ability to have a safe pregnancy, harm my baby, or cause infertility."

"I am hesitant to get the vaccine because I already had COVID and feel as though I am already protected."

"I am hesitant to get the vaccine because I already had COVID and I am worried about the side effects that those who have had the virus experience with the vaccine."

"I'm hesitant to get the vaccine because I have already made it this far without getting the virus without being vaccinated, why should I get one now?

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