COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

 

For People with Allergies, Asthma and Related Conditions

COVID-19 vaccines are now authorized for use. Many people have questions and concerns. What are the side effects? Is it safe? Can people with allergies and asthma get the vaccine? We’ve compiled these COVID-19 vaccine resources especially for you and your family. We want you to connect you with accurate answers to your questions from trusted experts. We want to help you make the right decisions for you and your family.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Reported Allergic Reactions

Review the current guidance for COVID-19 vaccines to people with allergies. Learn who should and should not get the vaccine as well as contraindications and precautions. Find out about allergic reactions to the COVID-19 vaccine and get a list of ingredients to each vaccine. This is a great resource for people with allergies who have questions about whether it is safe for them to get the vaccine. Updated March 3, 2021.

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COVID-19 Vaccine and Asthma: What You Need to Know

Learn about the COVID-19 vaccine and why people with asthma should get it. We also answer frequently asked questions about the vaccine, who is eligible, and what to do to protect yourself until you can get it.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Facts: Learn about the three available COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 vaccines are now becoming more available. Many people have questions and concerns about vaccine safety and effectiveness. We’ve compiled these COVID-19 vaccine resources especially for you and your family. We want you to have access to science-based resources. We also want you to use accurate information to make the right decisions for you and your family.
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Latex Allergy and Vaccines

Get an overview of the safety of vaccines for people with latex allergy, including a brief update on COVID-19 vaccines. Learn guidance for administering vaccines in latex-allergic patients.

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Covid-19 Webinars

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COVID-19: Testing & Vaccine Update Webinar

In this Aug. 27, 2020 webinar, we sat down with Dr. Purvi Parikh and Tonya Winders to look at COVID-19 testing, treatment and the contact tracing process. We also looked at the status of the vaccine development and answered questions from attendees.

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Vaccines, Social Guidance and Asthma: A Global Glance at COVID-19

In this Nov. 17, 2020 webinar, we sat down with Dr. Purvi Parikh and Tonya Winders to look at COVID-19 vaccine development. We also looked at COVID-19 in the U.S. and around the world and the importance of addressing it as a global issue. We discussed social distancing and when we are likely to return to some degree of normalcy.

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COVID-19 Vaccine – Treatment, Trust and Health Inequities

In this Dec. 17, 2020 webinar, we sat down with Dr. Leroy Graham, Dr. Purvi Parikh and Tonya Winders to discuss COVID-19 vaccine development, distribution and challenges. We looked at the impact of COVID-19 and its impact on communities of color. We reviewed some challenges involving research and clinical trials and discussed ideas to improve health equity.

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COVID Vaccine: Allergy, Anaphylaxis and Answers

In this Jan. 20, 2021 webinar, we sat down with Dr. Purvi Parikh, Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet and Tonya Winders to answer your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and distribution. We examined guidance for people with allergies and reviewed cases of anaphylaxis attributed to the vaccine.

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Vaccines and Vaccine Hesitancy – How to Improve Asthma and Respiratory Outcomes

In this Jan. 26, 2021 webinar, we sat down with Dr. John M. Kelso to discuss vaccines and why some people are hesitant to vaccinate themselves and their children. Dr. Kelso shares why vaccines are important, especially for those living with respiratory conditions.

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Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in High-Risk Communities

In this March 17, 2021 webinar, we sat down with Dr. Purvi Parikh, Dr. Monica Webb Hooper and Allergy & Asthma Network President and CEO Tonya Winders to look at how the COVID-19 vaccine was developed. Presenters discussed the importance of everyone getting vaccinated. They highlighted the commitment to involving communities of color in clinical trials.

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What is the Black People Like Me Virtual Conference Series?

Black People Like Me is a series of six online events. It is a a conversation with the Black community to better understand and address:

  • the impact of asthma and COVID-19 on the Black community
  • how to involve Black patients and families more to improve their health
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Asthma, COVID-19 and Questions We Need Answered

Black People Like Me Session 1:  Dec. 15

In this first virtual session, we sat down with Dr. Leroy Graham, a panel of advisors, and a COVID-19 survivor to discuss asthma, COVID-19 and the health disparities facing Black people. We reviewed the status of COVID-19, learned tips from a survivor and answered questions from attendees. Dr. Graham encouraged people to learn about the COVID-19 vaccine and get vaccinated.

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African Americans and Research: Making It Work for Folks Like Us

Black People Like Me Session 2: Jan. 14

In this second virtual session, Dr. Leroy Graham and Tonya Winders sat down with Dr. Elliot White and our patient partner, Mary White. We discussed asthma in Black Americans and how patients, families and caregivers can partner with researchers. We reviewed what patient-centered outcomes research is about and how it can help Black people living with asthma.

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COVID-19 and Black Folk: Changing the Game, Changing the Outcome

Black People Like Me Session 3: Feb. 11

In this third virtual session, Dr. Leroy Graham, Dr. Purvi Parikh, Dr. Monica Webb Hooper and patient advocate Sandra Finley looked at COVID-19’s impact on Black people. We addressed how COVID-19 and asthma disparities are impacting the Black community. We discussed what we can do to build a strong foundation of trust in vaccines in the Black community.

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Asthma and COVID-19: Is Research Really that Important To Me?

Black People Like Me Session 4: Mar. 11

In this fourth session, Dr. Sharon Allison-Ottey, Courtney Clyatt, and patient advisory Mary White were the speakers. They shared information about vaccine hesitancy in the Black community. They also shared information about patient engagement in research and how Black patients can get involved.

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