Facts & Fiction About the COVID Vaccine

~ Have you said or thought any of these things? ~

  • “I don’t know what’s in it.”
  • “I don’t trust it, it was created too quickly.”
  • “I don’t want it to alter my DNA.”
  • “The vaccine is going to give me COVID.”

With so much information and misinformation on TV and online, it’s difficult to know who to trust. That’s why Seeds wants to offer some vital information from sources that WE trust. But we are not doctors. Please speak to a doctor if you have more questions!

The Black Physicians Network Has This Important Message.

CNN – If you or a loved one is hesitant to get the COVID-19 vaccine, read this article.

More Reputable Sources

The Canton Repository and Akron Beacon Journal – Dr. Carl Allamby and nurse manager Deandreia Mayes, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, discuss the importance of community collaboration in educating Black communities on the COVID-19 vaccine. Read the Story

WOSU-FM and WKSU-FM – Dr. Carl Allamby dispels vaccine myths among Black Ohioians. Read the Story

ideastream – Doctors say education is needed to help overcome distrust of the COVID-19 vaccine by Black Americans and patients of color. Drs. Tosin Goje and Lee Kirksey explain. Listen to the Story

WJW-TV 8 – With a history of medical mistrust, many minority communities are skeptical of the COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Lee Kirksey explains why this mistrust exists. Watch the Story

Spectrum News – The history of racism and abuse in medicine has led to a distrust between many people in the Black community and doctors. Dr. Tosin Goje comments. Watch the Story

WEWS-TV 5 – Centuries of medical mistrust lead to vaccine skepticism among many Black Americans.  Dr. Lee Kirksey explains. Watch the Story

WEWS-TV 5 – Cleveland pastor is among influencers working to dispel medical mistrust in the Black community. Dr. Troy Woodard explains the importance of getting the coronavirus vaccine. Watch the Story

WOIO-TV 19 (Caregiver vaccine story)– Reporter Harry Boomer talks with Dr. Charles Modlin about the COVID-19 vaccine. Watch the Story

ideastream (Caregiver vaccine story) – Dr. Joseph Khabbaza shares about receiving his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Listen to the Story

If you have concerns about the vaccine, please speak with your doctor.

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