Vaccine confidence – the trust that individuals have in vaccine recommendations, the processes followed in vaccine development, and the providers who administer the vaccines – is critical in the successful roll-out of a vaccine.

As 2020 came to a close and the world prepared for the launch of the first two COVID-19 vaccines, PHMC began focusing on increasing vaccine confidence across its employee base, patients and participations. With a particular focus on building confidence across Black and Brown communities, PHMC is providing all participant-facing employees with tools and resources to start conversations and debunk myths related to the COVID-19 vaccines.

We know as public health leaders that the COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective and will help eradicate the spread of COVID-19. Get the facts first and ask questions from your health care provider. Here are resources that can inform you on the efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines: