COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions

Vaccine FAQs

Last updated March 2, 2021

Should I get vaccinated?

Yes! Vaccinations are one of the most effective preventative measures in stopping the spread of COVID-19 and saving lives. Learn more from the CDC about the benefits of getting a vaccine (Español简体中文Tiếng Việt한국어). 

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Are SFUSD staff getting vaccinated?

The City of San Francisco is currently vaccinating healthcare workers, people 65 and over, and people who work in education, childcare, emergency services, and food and agriculture. The vaccine will be available by appointment at high-volume and community sites, certain clinics, and pharmacies.

As of Feb. 24, 2021, SFUSD staff are eligible for the vaccine. SFUSD is working with the City to expedite the process of getting a vaccine for staff members who are a critical part of our return to in-person learning.

Are the vaccines safe?

Where can I find more resources about the vaccine?

The City and County has put together a comprehensive list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the vaccines that you can access. Resources from the San Francisco Department of Public Health can be found below translated in multiple languages:

Vaccine Facts: English | Español | 中文 | Filipino | Русский | Tiếng Việt | عربي

Vaccine FAQs: English | Español | 中文 | Filipino

What to expect after getting a COVID-19 vaccine: English | Español | 中文 | Filipino | Русский | Tiếng Việt | عربي

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