COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

Informative program with Health Officer Eric Pessell and Medical Director Dr. William Nettleton

Full, 25-minute program: https://youtu.be/xc2OM6-rZ04

Is the vaccine safe? Short video: https://youtu.be/844DsHuNFOo


Dr. William Nettleton gives an overview of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and discusses common questions about the vaccine.




We know that getting a vaccine for COVID-19 can be intimidating. What questions do you have? Please explore the FAQ below or watch this video with Calhoun County Medical Director Dr. William Nettleton about commonly asked questions. 


Also check out frequently asked questions from the MDHHS

Does the vaccine come in nasal spray?

If I still test positive for COVID should I get vaccine?

What are the contraindications?

Is it preservative free?

Is the vaccine really going to make you sick both times and for how long?

How long will the vaccine last?

Will we need to be vaccinated annually?

Is it more beneficial for someone with underlying conditions such as asthma, diabetes, or high blood pressure to receive the vaccine?

Will spouses and children be able to get the vaccine at the same time?

For people who will be helping to take care of the baby, would you recommend they get the vaccine (similar thought process as tDap)?

If all staff receive the vaccine at same time, will this disrupt client services due to possibility of staff calling in sick around the same time? If all staff receive the vaccine at same time, will this disrupt client services due to possibility of staff calling in sick around the same time?