Latinos face misinformation, but the truth is the COVID-19 vaccines are safe.
Here are stories of real Latinos who overcame misinformation, turned fear into bravery, got the vaccine, reconnected with family, and are helping end the pandemic once and for all!
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3. Helen Cordova thought the vaccine was rushed. But she did her research and learned the vaccine’s safety, and volunteered to be the first person in California to get the vaccine! See exactly what changed her heart! (en español)
Rosa didn’t want the vaccine. But her daughters, who got COVID-19 in 2020, got the vaccine. Rosa learned the vaccine was safe by watching webinars with health experts.
“I was like, I don’t want to be like left out. I want to make sure that I’m healthy. Because I don’t want to get sick, and then bring the sickness to my daughters again.”
Jesus was nervous about vaccine side effects. He read on Facebook stories of people getting sick from it. But then lots of his relatives got the vaccine. So did his wife, Lenea. So he did, too. No side effects.
“We need to understand that we need to stop spreading this thing around. Because if we don’t take our shots, that’s not going to happen.”
Many vaccine-hesitant people are having a change of heart and deciding to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
People are deciding for a variety of reasons – to protect their families, to protect their health, and to help society return to normal.
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