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How Vaccines Work

Children's Mercy understands that you may be hesitant for your child to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. We have many resources available that provide information about how vaccines work. Your provider also is a great resource to talk to about any questions you have.

Truth about Vaccines

Read and download our Truth about Vaccines handout.

More from expert resources

Also, watch the short videos below from the American Academy of Pediatricians and Georgia State University's Prevention Research Center on how the COVID-19 vaccines were developed and how they work, and why the vaccine is safe for your child.

How mRNA COVID-19 vaccines were developed
COVID-19 and kids: How mRNA vaccines work
You Should Get a COVID-19 Vaccine