Author: VaccinateYourFamily


Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Shed?

You might have heard some rumors that COVID-19 vaccines cause people to shed the virus, mRNA, or spike proteins, putting unvaccinated people at risk. But do COVID vaccines actually...


COVID-19 Vaccine Passports: A Return to Life? Or An Invasion of Privacy?

Vaccine passports have quickly become the latest lightning rod in COVID-19 political discussions in the United States. Shortly after New York introduced their version — called the Excelsior Pass...


Connecticut Ends Non-Medical Vaccine Exemptions for Schools, Daycares

Connecticut has removed all non-medical vaccine exemptions for children in schools and daycares. The state legislature’s vote came after three years of debate and record-breaking hours of public testimony....


Coronavirus Vaccine Side Effects: What to Expect and How to Manage Them

Coronavirus vaccine side effects can be uncomfortable, but they are generally temporary, mild, and manageable. They’re also a good sign your body is responding to the vaccine. With a...


A Tribute to Nick Springer: Advocate, Athlete and Friend

You didn’t need to see his gold medal to know Nick Springer was a champion.  We knew him as a fierce advocate for immunization, but he was also a...


Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Cause Blood Clots?

Last updated on December 20, 2021. We will continue to update this post as more information becomes available.  On December 16, 2021, the CDC’s advisory committee unanimously voted to...


COVID-19 Vaccine Safety: What We Know So Far About Side Effects, Deaths and Blood Clots

NOTE: This post is no longer being updated. Please check out our posts on vaccine side effects, deaths, and blood clots or visit Vaccinate Your Family’s science-based website for...


Can COVID-19 Vaccines Alter Your DNA? The Vaccine Mom Explains.

 In this video for the Shot of Prevention blog, Taryn (AKA “The Vaccine Mom”) — a molecular biologist and mom of two — discusses how mRNA vaccines work...


New Anti-vaccine Documentary on Racism in Healthcare Is Full of Harmful Falsehoods

Medical Racism: The New Apartheid is a new documentary being promoted by anti-vaccine activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Rather than shed light on the very real racism in healthcare,...


Why Is Every Death After a COVID-19 Vaccine Investigated?

NOTE: Updated December 20, 2021.  Public health organizations take vaccine safety very seriously — and for good reason. We get vaccinated to prevent deaths. So when deaths are reported...