Are you getting questions about COVID-19 vaccines? Do you have questions yourself?

Check out the VEC’s new page dedicated to answering questions about COVID-19 vaccines:

This URL points to a page on the VEC’s website where people can get answers to common questions about COVID-19 vaccines or submit their own questions.

Current sections on the page include: 

  • Types of COVID-19 vaccines
  • COVID-19 vaccine studies
  • COVID-19 vaccine availability
  • COVID-19 vaccine safety
  • COVID-19 vaccine news

We will continue to add questions and answers as they are submitted and hope this page can serve as a source of reliable information in the coming weeks and months. Please consider sharing this easy-to-remember URL,, with your patients, family, and friends or through your website or social media channels. Now, more than ever, it is important that we work together to ensure that the public is getting accurate — and honest — information about the pandemic and the tools for treating and preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections.

Families and vaccines: When opinions differ

When families disagree about vaccine decisions, the result can negatively impact multiple family relationships. Based on a previously published Parents PACK article, this new Special Topics Q&A offers tips for navigating these difficult situations. The printable sheet includes considerations for evaluating information, protecting unvaccinated individuals, and having vaccine conversations with different family members.

Check out “Families and vaccines: When opinions differ” today!

As with other VEC Q&A sheets, the new information can be photocopied for sharing or links can be posted on your own websites or social media channels. Check out the full set of topics on the VEC’s “Special Topics” page.

Publication schedule notice

Please note that the Vaccine Update will not be published in August 2020; however, we will resume publication in September 2020. Enjoy the rest of the summer. Our Center will be open during August, so if you need to place material orders, have questions addressed, or need to reach out for other reasons, please do not hesitate to contact us by email ( or phone (215-590-9990).

Materials in this section are updated as new information and vaccines become available. The Vaccine Education Center staff regularly reviews materials for accuracy.

You should not consider the information in this site to be specific, professional medical advice for your personal health or for your family's personal health. You should not use it to replace any relationship with a physician or other qualified healthcare professional. For medical concerns, including decisions about vaccinations, medications and other treatments, you should always consult your physician or, in serious cases, seek immediate assistance from emergency personnel.