Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccination Opportunities
The ACRC/Safeway Pharmacy partnership, along with our service providers, to date, has led to over 7,000 of our clients being vaccinated as well as many family caregivers and service providers.
Vaccinations for Ages 12 and Older with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
We are happy to announce that the UC Davis MIND Institute and UC Davis Health are offering COVID-19 vaccinations for individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities ages 12 and older.
This is a special opportunity where trained staff and life specialists will work with caregivers and their children to ensure safety and will utilize reinforcers, visuals, social stories and other supports to make the experience as comfortable as possible.
The first clinic will be held on Friday June 18th, from 9:00am to 3:00pm at the UC Davis MIND Institute. Please for more information about the clinic and instructions about how to schedule an appointment.
The Client Advisory Committee came together virtually to produce a video on why they got the COVID-19 vaccine and why they hope you will get the vaccine, too!
Starting April 15: COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility Information
Anyone in California age 16 and over is now eligible to receive the vaccination.
Questions and Answers Regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine
From Ad Council: “It’s normal to be cautious when something new comes along. Wanting to know more is a good thing — it means you want to be informed. And getting informed about COVID-19 vaccines is an important step to help us stop this pandemic.” Visit their website to learn about the vaccine. You can also learn about other Ad Council campaigns here.
COVID-19 Vaccine Finder
Find a vaccination clinic near you by visiting vaccinefinder.org.
What to Expect After Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine
COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection. These side effects may feel like flu and may even affect your ability to do daily activities, but they should go away in a few days. regarding the vaccination. .
Common Side Effects:
- Swelling and pain on the arm where you received the shot