Welcome to Your Vaccination Guide
Feeling uncertain about your vaccine choices? You are not alone. With a vast array of information, misinformation, differing opinions, and debate, many people are unsure what to do and where to start. YourVaccinationGuide.org is here to provide reliable, straightforward information about the COVID-19 vaccine and other vaccines that you may need.
This consumer guide/website/document is not intended to provide medical advice. Talk to your doctor about any questions you may have.
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The Mata sisters have experience in healthcare. They founded Looms for Lupus to bring awareness to minority families and those affected by Lupus, Fibromyalgia and other overlapping illnesses when the oldest sister was diagnosed with Lupus. When more than one family member ended up with COVID-19, it was a traumatizing experience for them. In this video, Estela and Juana Mata tell us what COVID-19 was like for them.
Stay in the Know
Vaccines and COVID-19
Are Your Vaccines
Up to Date?
If You Are Fully Vaccinated:
> You do not need to wear a mask for outdoor gatherings with other people, such as at restaurants, concerts, or sporting events, and indoor activities, such as movie theaters, church, and the gym.
> You do not need to social distance.
> You can, generally, get back to the life you had before the COVID-19 pandemic. However, check state and local guidelines and be respectful of the policies of private businesses and the concerns of people around you.
If You Are NOT Fully Vaccinated:
> Cover your mouth and nose with a mask when in public settings, events or gatherings. Some areas or businesses may have mask mandates, please follow the rules where you live or visit. All public transportation requires masks (CDC).
> Stay at least 6 feet away from others, with masks on, when in a crowded place. This is very important in preventing the spread of COVID-19.
> Wash your hands often, with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
> Avoid crowded indoor spaces if you do not have a mask. In general, being outdoors when around others is more likely to reduce the chances of getting COVID-19 (CDC).
> Stay home and isolate yourself if you think you might be sick, if you were exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19, or if you or someone in your home tested positive for COVID-19.
> Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces often.
How Do I Get
Tested & Treated?
If you do not have a doctor or are uninsured, you can go to a direct pay testing location near you or look for free testing locations. The Department of Health & Human Services has a tool that can help you search for one; please visit here.