Coronavirus 19/COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Since the pandemic started, vaccine programs have been working hard to make one or more COVID-19 vaccines available as soon as possible. During this process, the CDC, Navajo Area IHS, and the Team at TCRHCC have been working closely to develop vaccination plans for when a vaccine is available.Now that COVID vaccination is becoming available, here are the things you need to know.


COVID-19 Vaccine Prioritization



COVID-19 Vaccine Event - Sacred Peaks



COVID-19 Vaccine Information



You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection. These side effects may affect your ability to do daily activities, but they should go away in a few days.

Common side effects (CDC, 2020)

On the arm where you got the shot: Throughout the rest of your body:  


With most COVID-19 vaccines, you will need 2 shots in order for them to work. People who get one of the new COVID-19 vaccines will be expected to get their second shot 21 or 28 days after the first one, depending on the manufacturer.

It takes time for your body to build protection after any vaccination. COVID-19 vaccines that require 2 shots may not protect you until a week or two after your second shot.

It’s important for everyone to continue using all the tools available to help stop this pandemic as we learn more about how COVID-19 vaccines work in real-world conditions. Cover your mouth and nose with a mask when around others, stay at least 6 feet away from others, avoid crowds, and wash your hands often.



Preston, who works as a nurse in TCRHCC ER department, was on the priority list to recieve the vaccine.



Now that there is an authorized and recommended vaccine to prevent COVID-19 in the United States, here are 8 things you need to know about the new COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines.



Questions &
Prevention In
the Community
Public Service
White Ribbon

Sacred Peaks Health Center
1-866-976-5941 • 6300 N Highway 89
Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Monday-Friday • 8am-5pm