Altercare Integrated Health Services is committed to informing our residents and staff about the COVID-19 vaccines in advance of distribution, during the consent phase and when the vaccines are administered. Please check back often for updates or reach out to your local Altercare center for answers to your questions and more information.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Yes. While experts learn more about the protection that COVID-19 vaccines provide under real-life conditions, it will be important for everyone to continue using all the tools available to us to help stop this pandemic, like covering your mouth and nose with a mask, washing hands often, and staying at least 6 feet away from others. Together, COVID-19 vaccination and following CDC’s recommendations for how to protect yourself and others will offer the best protection from getting and spreading COVID-19.
Experts need to understand more about the protection that COVID-19 vaccines provide before deciding to change recommendations on steps everyone should take to slow the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. Other factors, including how many people get vaccinated and how the virus is spreading in communities, will also affect this decision.