COVID 19 INFORMATION

Covid 19

To schedule an appointment to get your COVID-19 Vaccine Call the 

Vaccine Call Line - 1-800-985-6030

What is COVID-19? 

COVID-19 is a disease caused by a new coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. People with COVID-19 report a variety of symptoms including fever, cough, and shortness of breath.

Symptoms

People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Fever or chills

  • Cough

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  • Fatigue

  • Muscle or body aches

  • Headache

  • New loss of taste or smell

  • Sore throat

  • Congestion or runny nose

  • Nausea or vomiting

  • Diarrhea

This list does not include all possible symptoms. CDC will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19. Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness.

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Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine

Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination

Now that there are authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines in the United States, accurate vaccine information is critical.

Below are links to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines page for the most up-to-date information about the COVID-19 vaccines.

CDC FAQ Website

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has many questions and answers about COVID-19 Vaccines. Click here to go to the CHOP COVID-19 Vaccine Education Center

Who's Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine?

All Arkansans aged 6 months and older are eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
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What about boosters?

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COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

Updated May 24, 2022

Choosing Your COVID-19 Booster

Three COVID-19 vaccines are used in the United States to prevent COVID-19. Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna (COVID-19 mRNA vaccines) are preferred. You may get Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine in some situations.

What You Need to Know

 

Who Can Get a Booster?

Recommended

1 Booster

Recommended

2 Boosters

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Watch this video on how mRNA Vaccines Work

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Some of the symptoms of COVID-19 and other viruses are similar. Know your symptoms. If you have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19 or develop symptoms, please seek medical advice. 

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases has created this infographic to help stop the spread of the flu and COVID-19. 

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