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

Note: This content originally appeared in Vaccinate Your Family’s Immunization Alerts e-newsletter, sent March 31, 2021. You can sign up for future alerts on our website. April 9, 2021:...


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...


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

Public health organizations take vaccine safety very seriously — and for good reason. We get vaccinated to prevent deaths. So when there are deaths reported after vaccinations, including after...


Before You’re Down & Out, Get Shingles Vaccines

By Amy Pisani, Executive Director of Vaccinate Your Family  It’s been a rough couple of years for me on both a physical and mental level.  I suspect that I...


Good Health WINs

Today, Vaccinate Your Family (VYF) and the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) launched a new collaboration to help African American and Latinx communities thrive through good health. This new program...


Dr. Paul Offit Answers Common Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines

Dr. Paul Offit, Director of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Vaccine Education Center, joined Vaccinate Your Family’s Executive Director, Amy Pisani, on Monday, January 25, 2021, to answer questions...


The Vaccine Mom on Coronavirus Vaccine Side Effects

In this video for the Shot of Prevention blog, Taryn (AKA “The Vaccine Mom”) interviews friend and emergency physician, Stephanie, about the coronavirus vaccine side effects she experienced after...


Top Shot of Prevention Posts from 2020

If you’ve missed a post or three on Vaccinate Your Family’s Shot of Prevention blog this year, we don’t blame you. The COVID-19 pandemic turned many of our lives...


What I Learned When the Anti-Vaccine Community Came After Me Online

By Dr. Nicole Baldwin It was a typical Tuesday. I was enjoying my morning off work and checking some of my social media notifications when I noticed that a...


Why We Celebrate “Flu Shot Day” in Our Home

By Robyn Correll, MPH My kids think Flu Shot Day is an official holiday — and in our house, it is. They get off school and my husband and...