Vaccine Safety Monitoring for Long-term Care Facility Staff and Caregivers: v-safe

If you’re a certified nursing assistant or other caregiver in a long-term care facility, this video on v-safe is for you! Learn how to register and get started with v-safe – CDC’s after vaccination health checker. Use your smartphone to tell CDC about any side effects after getting the COVID-19 vaccine. You’ll also get reminders if you need a second vaccine dose. Both you and your residents are encouraged to participate. Additional Vaccine Safety ResourcesHow to register and get started with v-safe: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/safety/vsafe.htmlFrequently asked questions about v-safe: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/safety/faq.html

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