COVID-19 vaccines are effective in preventing severe illness and death from Covid-19.
Getting vaccinated protects you, your friends, your workmates, your family and the nation at
large. It also helps bring us close to the end of COVID-19 as a nation.
Vaccination protects against all variants of COVID-19 and people should continue to get
vaccinated even when new variants come
Vaccines provide protection against long COVID which has been linked with the ongoing
omicron variant outbreak
Parents and caregivers should encourage and allow children from 12 years upwards to get
vaccinated against Covid-19
Youths like any other population group are at risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19
among their networks and at home and hence should be vaccinated.
Covid-19 vaccines protect children in the same way that routine childhood vaccines do
Communities should continue to take actions to slow down and eventually stop the spread of
the virus, even after being vaccinated
Pregnant and breast-feeding women at significantly higher risk of contracting COVID-19 can
be vaccinated after getting adequate information from health care workers about the
vaccines in use and available research data.
Living with HIV is not a contraindication for vaccination. As with other chronic conditions
people living with HIV (PLHIV) should be vaccinated and protected from severe COVID-19.
It is not true that people who receive COVID-19 vaccines will die after 2 years. There is no
scientific basis for that rumour and it should not affect your decision to get vaccinated.
Similarly concerns about losing fertility after vaccination are unfounded and not backed by
If for any reason you are worried about your condition after vaccination visit your nearest
health centre or vaccination post for advice.
Remember, it’s not vaccines that will stop the pandemic, its vaccination!
Getting vaccinated is safer than getting infected with SARS Cov-2 infection
For more information about COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination or the ongoing
campaign contact us on toll free hotlines 2019 and 393 or talk to your community health
Get vaccinated today!!