COVID-19 Vaccine

Renown is proud to have administered more than 80,000 dose one and dose two vaccinations, but has concluded scheduling dose one vaccinations. Our team is honored to have been a part of vaccinating our community. We support our healthcare colleagues who are continuing to provide vaccines, and encourage you to find a vaccination site near you at vaccines.gov/search.

Renown’s vaccine clinic will remain open through June 4 for individuals who received their first dose of the vaccine through Renown have the opportunity to receive their second dose.

THE VAX FACTS

There is a lot of information out there about COVID-19 vaccines, and some of it may be confusing. To help clear things up, we’re presenting a few, simple vaccination facts.

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“EFFECTIVE” MEANS EFFECTIVE!
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Vaccines with high “efficacy rates” better protect people from becoming seriously ill with the virus.

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All three vaccines that are currently being distributed in the U.S. are considered highly effective at preventing COVID-19. Learn more about vaccine effectiveness here.

THE VACCINE CAN’T GIVE YOU COVID-19.
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Authorized vaccines do not contain the live virus and cannot give you COVID-19.

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The three vaccines currently in use are designed to help your body recognize and fight off COVID-19, without the use of a live virus. Learn more about the advanced technology behind the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccines here.

TO BE “FULLY VACCINATED” TAKES 2 WEEKS.
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The CDC considers people fully vaccinated
two weeks after the final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. 

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You should continue to take precautions after you have received your vaccine, such as practicing social distancing and wearing a mask. Learn more about guidelines for those fully vaccinated here.

HERD IMMUNITY STARTS WITH ALL OF US.
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Experts estimate that 80 to 85% of us need to be
vaccinated to in order to achieve herd immunity.

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There are now three different vaccines that are recommended to prevent COVID-19: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen. Learn more about these vaccines here.

THE VACCINE WON’T ALTER YOUR DNA.
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Approved COVID-19 vaccines help your body fight the virus — but will not affect your DNA.

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Vaccines teach the body’s immune system how to identify and fight off infections caused by viruses. Learn more about how vaccines work here.

SIDE EFFECTS, IF ANY, ARE TYPICALLY MILD.
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Injection site soreness and mild flu-like symptoms may occur after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Side effects are normal after a vaccine, and are an indication that the body is building protection. Learn more about what to expect after your vaccination here.

Vaccine Videos

Justeen explains why she got the vaccine as a new mom.

Justeen’s Vaccine Story

As a new mom, Justeen shares why she got vaccinated and what she’s looking forward to as we return to normal. Hear her story.

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Children and COVID-19 Vaccination

Pediatrician Vanessa Slots, MD explains the Pfizer Vaccine and when you can expect full immunity for your child. Learn More

Spanish Vaccine Video

Revisión de datos respuestas a las preguntas sobre la vacuna contra el COVID-19.
Vaccine Questions in Spanish

Have More Questions?

For the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccines, learn more at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.

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Need Proof of Your COVID-19 Vaccination?

If you received your COVID-19 vaccinations through Renown, you can find proof of vaccination on Nevada’s WebIZ portal in your vaccination record.

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