The COVID-19 vaccine will help keep you from getting COVID-19.
The COVID-19 vaccine may also help keep you from getting seriously ill even if you do get COVID-19.
The COVID-19 vaccine is a safer way to help build protection.
Wearing masks and social distancing help reduce your risk of being exposed to the virus or spread it to others, but these measures are not enough. Vaccines work with your immune system so it will be ready to fight the virus if you are exposed.