Do I need to get the vaccine if I've had COVID-19?

Yes, but maybe not right away. If you have had COVID-19, you will need to wait at least 90 days before getting the vaccine. The reason is that natural infection immunity seems to wear out after two to three months. We are hoping that the vaccine will provide longer lasting immunity. So far, the antibody responses to the vaccine seem to last longer than the antibody responses to natural infection.

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1. How do I get on the list for the COVID-19 vaccine?
2. Who should get the vaccine?
3. Who should NOT get the vaccine?
4. Are the COVID-19 vaccines really safe?
5. How many vaccinations will I need?
6. Does the immunity from the disease last longer than the vaccine?
7. Do I need to get the vaccine if I've had COVID-19?
8. What information should I provide when I do get my vaccination?
9. What are the known side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine?
10. Can I get COVID-19 from the vaccine?
11. Will getting the vaccine cause me to test positive on a COVID-19 test?
12. Will I be contagious to others if I get the vaccine?
13. Can I stop wearing a mask after I get the COVID-19 vaccine?
14. Will I have to pay for the COVID-19 vaccine?
15. Will there be enough vaccine for everyone?