What women who are pregnant or breastfeeding need to know.
Most patients can receive COVID-19 vaccines safely.
Every day, more North Carolinians are able to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines are an important part of getting back to normal, but some people with specific health conditions may have questions on if the vaccines are safe for them.
First, not everyone is eligible for a vaccine yet. Currently, healthcare workers at high risk of exposure to COVID-19, long-term care residents and staff, people 65 years of age and older and teachers, support staff and all school personnel who are currently in or returning to in-person roles at daycares, preschools and/or K-12 schools are able to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
As more vaccines become available, other groups will become eligible for vaccination UNC Health is following the vaccine distribution guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), including the order and timing of who can get a vaccine.
Find out when you will be eligible and how to make a vaccine appointment.
Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines for patients with certain health conditions below. The following information should not be considered medical advice. If your condition or question is not addressed here, please contact your doctor.
The majority of patients with allergies can safely receive COVID-19 vaccines.
Contact your transplant doctor if you have questions about the vaccine.
Ask your doctor whether the vaccine is safe for you.
The vaccine may offer important protection for people with cancer.
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