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.
Are the COVID-19 vaccines safe?
Are the COVID-19 vaccines effective?
Who should get a COVID-19 vaccine?
How do the vaccines work?
What are the side effects?
The COVID-19 vaccines: true or false
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.
"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 BatchlorCEO, MLK Community Healthcare