Studies show that COVID-19 vaccines are effective at keeping you from getting COVID-19. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine will also help keep you from getting seriously ill, even if you do get COVID-19. On this page you will find resources related to the COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A
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NACDD Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccine and Direct Service Professionals
Thursday, April 15, 2021, 4:00 PM ET
As part of their Get Out the Vaccine campaign, the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) is partnering with the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals to present this webinar on COVID-19 vaccination for direct support professionals (DSPs). Hear from DSPs about how they made the decision to get vaccinated to keep themselves, their clients, and their families safe.
Scroll to the bottom of this page to Resources. Lots of great links (i.e. CDC-Benefits of getting the COVID-19 Vaccine, Explanation of FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization)
Person Centered Services- Recorded Webinar 1/14/21: Introduction to the COVID-19 Vaccine
Article: NY Times 11/11/20 Developmental Disabilities Heightens Risk of COVID Death.
Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion 4/14/20: Syracuse University; Potential Impacts of COVID-19 on Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disability: A Call for Accurate Cause of Death Reporting