Customize and use any of the Encouraging COVID-19 Vaccinations: Sample Patient Education Messages in your patient portal, newsletters or emails.
Use the Debunking Common COVID-19 Vaccine Myths article on familydoctor.org to correct misconceptions your patients might have, like:
Family medicine physician Dr. Alexa Mieses Malchuk talks about the complex issue of vaccine hesitancy and the health-related misinformation patients have to grapple with.
It's an easy video to share with your patients, and reinforces everything you've said to encourage vaccination.
A Spanish version is also available.
These resources were made for patients. See what articles the AAFP's patient resource site offers to those with questions about the COVID-19 vaccines, and interested in learning more about the benefits of vaccination.
Dr. Sarah Coles, Chair, AAFP Commission on Health of the Public and Science, offers tips on how to talk with patients about the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines.