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Information for Physicians on Vaccines and Testing

Scientific Information on the Approved and EUA Vaccines

 

Pfizer
Moderna
J&J/Janssen

Pfizer

Pfizer Factsheet from the CDC

Who Should NOT Get Vaccinated with Pfizer (from CDC)

If you have had a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) or an immediate allergic reaction, even if it was not severe, to any ingredient in an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (such as polyethylene glycol), you should not get an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. If you had a severe or immediate allergic reaction after getting the first dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, you should not get a second dose of either of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines (Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech). A severe allergic reaction is one that needs to be treated with epinephrine or EpiPen or with medical care. Learn about common side effects of COVID-19 vaccines and when to call a doctor. An immediate allergic reaction means a reaction within 4 hours of getting the shot, including symptoms such as hives, swelling, or wheezing (respiratory distress).

Moderna

Moderna Factsheet from the CDC

Who Should NOT Get Vaccinated with Moderna (from CDC)

If you have had a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) or an immediate allergic reaction, even if it was not severe, to any ingredient in an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (such as polyethylene glycol), you should not get an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. If you had a severe or immediate allergic reaction after getting the first dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, you should not get a second dose of either of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines (Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech). A severe allergic reaction is one that needs to be treated with epinephrine or EpiPen or with medical care. Learn about common side effects of COVID-19 vaccines and when to call a doctor. An immediate allergic reaction means a reaction within 4 hours of getting the shot, including symptoms such as hives, swelling, or wheezing (respiratory distress).

J&J

J&J Factsheet from the CDC

Who Should NOT Get Vaccinated with J&J Vaccine (from CDC)
If you have had a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) or an immediate allergic reaction, even if it was not severe, to any ingredient in the J&J/Janssen vaccine (such as polysorbate), you should not get the J&J COVID-19 vaccine.

A severe allergic reaction is one that needs to be treated with epinephrine or EpiPen or with medical care. Learn about common side effects of COVID-19 vaccines and when to call a doctor.

An immediate allergic reaction means a reaction within 4 hours of getting the shot, including symptoms such as hives, swelling, or wheezing (respiratory distress).

 

COVID-19 Testing Information

Local Government Vaccine Information

Schedule or find your vaccine here (DC).

MONTGOMERY COUNTY RESIDENT:
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/covid19/vaccine/

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY RESIDENT:
https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/3730/COVID-19-Vaccination

MARYLAND RESIDENT:
https://www.marylandvax.org/

WASHINGTON, DC RESIDENT:
https://vaccinate.dc.gov/

ALEXANDRIA CITY RESIDENT:
https://www.alexandriava.gov/health/info/default.aspx?id=119270

FAIRFAX COUNTY RESIDENT:
https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/novel-coronavirus/vaccine/registration

ARLINGTON COUNTY RESIDENT:
https://www.arlingtonva.us/covid-19/vaccines/

VIRGINIA RESIDENT:
https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/covid-19-vaccine/