Vaccine facts

On this page you can learn the facts about the COVID-19 vaccines, hear from our experts, and download a free informational booklet.  We want our community to be safe and healthy and encourage everyone to get informed.

Ask our experts

Our MLK Community Healthcare doctors answer your questions in this series of videos

Are the COVID-19 vaccines safe for people of color? Are they effective?

In a series of new short videos, Dr. Maita Kuvhenguhwa, Infectious Disease specialist at MLKCH, answers your questions on the how the COVID-19 vaccines work, who should get them, and why they are safe for people of color.

Portrait of Dr. Maita Kuvhenguhwa, a young Black female doctor

Want to hear from more experts? Hello Black America!

Watch W. Kamau Bell & Black Health Care Workers. See this video by the Black Coalition against COVID-19.

Facts at your fingertips

Download our free, easy-to-read vaccine information booklet to share with family and friends. It's a great way to get the conversation started about how the vaccines work, why they are safe for people of color, and why they matter especially for South LA. Available in both English and Spanish.

Download our free booklet - EN

Descargue nuestro folleto gratuito - ES

Black male patient wearing mask and receiving shot

"We've looked at the data, and we're not only comfortable with it, we are excited by it. These are great vaccines." 

Dr. Elaine Batchlor
CEO, MLK Community Healthcare