According to the Centers for Disease Control, the COVID-19 vaccines are all safe and effective. In the United States, millions of people have received vaccines, and the CDC recommends you get vaccinated as soon as possible.
The federal government is providing all COVID-19 vaccines free of charge.
There are different types of vaccines and each works to protect the body in a different way. All vaccines leave the body with a supply of "memory" T-lymphocytes and B-lymphocytes that remember how to fight future COVID-19 infections.
According to the CDC, there are currently three main types of COVID-19 vaccines.