We understand you may have questions about getting the COVID‑19 vaccine. Now, more than ever, we’re here to help you navigate your path to vaccination.
Facts you should know before getting the COVID‑19 vaccine*:
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network members can expect to pay $0 to receive the COVID‑19 vaccine, when available to you.
There are multiple vaccines that have received FDA emergency use authorization. They may require two doses several weeks apart, or one dose.
Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows all the vaccines available are safe and effective at protecting against COVID‑19.
Millions of people have already been safely vaccinated.
The more people who get vaccinated, the sooner we can safely reconnect with our families, friends and communities.
You may experience side effects, but these are normal. Visit cdc.gov to learn more about side effects.
After you get the vaccine, you should continue to follow CDC’s safety guidelines.
Get more facts from Blue Cross Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jim Grant in his video series where he addresses common questions regarding the COVID‑19 vaccine.
Right now, demand for the vaccine from individuals in eligible groups exceeds supply in Michigan and elsewhere. Local health departments and some hospitals and pharmacies are scheduling appointments for the vaccine. These appointments will increase as more vaccine becomes available. For the current timeline and more information about the COVID‑19 vaccine roll-out, visit Michigan.gov.**
For more information from Blue Cross about the COVID‑19 vaccine:
Visit mibluesperspectives.com for up-to-date news about the COVID‑19 vaccine including videos, the latest eligible groups, announcements on state orders, and news from government and health agencies.
Visit bcbsm.com/coronavirus for information about what Blue Cross is doing to help keep people safe and healthy during the pandemic.
It’s going to take all of us to beat COVID‑19.
*If you’re already vaccinated for COVID‑19, thank you for doing your part. Please continue to follow CDC guidelines.