If you’re looking for safe and reliable COVID-19 vaccinations, the astute professionals at Colorado Alliance for Health Equity and Practice (CAHEP) exceed your expectations. The staff at the Denver and Aurora, Colorado, office, swiftly supply these vaccinations and stay up to date on the latest COVID-19 developments to best support your health. Call the office today and schedule an appointment or book through the online reservation system.

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What are COVID-19 vaccinations?

COVID-19 vaccinations offer safe and effective protection against the novel coronavirus. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a variant of the SARS virus. It was recently responsible for a global pandemic that imposed severe health risks and consequences.

Thanks to hardworking researchers and frontline medical personnel, they’ve procured a vaccine. CAHEP offers COVID-19 vaccination and boosters to minimize your exposure and infection risks.

How many types of COVID-19 vaccinations are there?

There are currently four COVID-19 vaccines on the market, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Pfizer, Moderna, Novavax, and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccines all help protect against coronavirus.

The CDC recommends all patients ages 6 months and up receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

Are COVID-19 vaccinations safe?

Although there has been some concern over the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccinations, numerous data indicate the positive impact of these vaccines. COVID-19 vaccinations have supported the health of billions of people globally.

COVID-19 vaccinations don’t alter your DNA in any way. Additionally, COVID-19 vaccinations don’t contain:

  • Preservatives
  • Antibiotics
  • Animal products, such as gelatin
  • Food protein commonly found in eggs or nuts
  • Metal
  • Latex

The kidneys and liver filter and excrete the remaining waste product once your body processes the vaccine.

What are common side effects associated with COVID-19 vaccinations?

Minimal and mild side effects occur following a COVID-19 vaccine. Noticeable effects typically occur within a week of receiving the vaccine. Additionally, it’s more common to notice a reaction after the second vaccination dose. Common side effects include fever, chills, fatigue, and headaches.

In very rare circumstances, allergies can occur. Always speak to your health care provider about your allergies before receiving a vaccination.

How long does protection provided by COVID-19 vaccinations last?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the efficacy of vaccines appears to wane over time. COVID-19 vaccinations offer protection for at least six months.

WHO recommends additional vaccinations or boosters once every six months. Immunocompromised individuals may benefit from more frequent vaccinations. Your health care provider can supply additional details on how often you should update your vaccination status.

Protect your health from the novel coronavirus and call to schedule an appointment with Colorado Alliance for Health Equity and Practice. You can also book through the online reservation system.