Should people with multiple health conditions get the COVID vaccine?

Vaccine

This question was answered live at the virtual conference titled, "Don’t Hesitate to Vaccinate! Our Experts Tell You Why" recorded on January 28, 2021.


Short Answer: 

Check with your primary care physician 


Explanation:

When you have significant complications, it's always recommended that you check with your your primary care physician, or whoever's caring for you.

In the situation where we're talking about pregnancy and blood thinners: there is no obvious contraindication to blood thinners other than what most folks who are blood thinners are contraindicated against that you tend to may have the first responses.

Please check with your provider because you may be on other medications that have a concern.


Presenters include:

Dr. Jamal Gwathney, Clinical Director, Metropolitan Correctional Center, San Diego Federal Bureau of Prisons; National Public Health Officer
Dr. Rodney Hood, President and Chairman, Multicultural Health Foundation, and Tri-Chair, COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee
Dr. Wilma Wooten, Public Health Officer and Director of Public Health Services, County of San Diego, Health and Human Services Agency

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