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COVID-19 Vaccine Facts

COVID-19 Vaccine Facts

Everyone over the age of 12 is now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Choosing to get vaccinated against COVID-19 is a personal decision that requires informed decision making.

What you need to know:

  • COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective.
  • Millions of people in the United States have received COVID-19 vaccines under the most intense safety monitoring in U.S. history.
  • CDC recommends you get a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as you are eligible.

Where to learn more about the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine:

Vaccination events can be found at:

Vaccine Incentive

East Central College is offering an incentive for students and staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19. 


Receive this super soft, comfortable T-shirt at an ECC vaccination event.

State of Missouri is now offering vaccine incentives.  For more information or to enter click the link below.

This guide includes content adapted from COVID-19 Vaccine Facts by Alyssa Valenti at Evelyn S. Field Library, Raritan Valley Community College, July 9, 2021.