How to Manage Post-COVID-19 Vaccination Reactions among Healthcare Staff

Vaccination against COVID-19 for US healthcare personnel began on December 14, 2020; the same day, CDC hosted a webinar on how to ensure HCP health and safety during this period.

During a CDC Clinical Outreach and Communication webinar on December 14, 2020, CDC officials discussed how to manage potential adverse events that might occur while US healthcare professionals are being vaccinated against COVID-19.

Primary concerns were scheduling of vaccination to minimize loss of work/staff shortages in the event of vaccine-related side effects and effectively differentiating between signs/symptoms expected from vaccination and those resulting from infection with SARS-Cov-2 or another pathogen.

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