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Tivity Health - Senior Covid Vaccine Concerns

Posted at 1:41 PM, Jan 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-07 13:41:28-05

According to a recent survey conducted by Tivity Health 85% of U.S. seniors plan to take the COVID-19 Vaccine once available. However, the results also show that seniors are concerned about potential side effects, perceived cost and availability.

84% of all respondents said they would feel comfortable receiving the vaccine from their primary care provider, while 60% said they would be satisfied receiving the vaccine at a pharmacy or drugstore, and 33% were comfortable with a clinic or urgent care location.

Senior who are concerned should speak with their doctor or pharmacist, or trusted resources like the NIH or CDC.

Learn more here.