May 5, 2021
WATCH: Getting back to normal
Our new COVID-19 vaccines have proven extremely effective, dramatically reducing infection, hospitalization and death rates. Vaccinated adults can enjoy a sense of security and freedom, safely socializing with friends and loved ones without fear of infection.
However, no vaccine is yet authorized for children under 12, and there is some risk that even people who are fully vaccinated can get infected and spread the virus in what are known as “breakthrough” cases.
Coverage spoke with Desiree Otenti, a nurse practitioner and senior director of medical policy and program implementation for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, to answer some of the most common questions about what steps you can take to keep those around you safe, starting two weeks after your final shot.
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VIDEO BY MICHAEL GRIMMETT