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Are You Still Deciding Whether You’ll Get A COVID-19 Vaccine? We Want To Hear From You

More than a dozen vials of COVID-19 vaccines are in the frame. One of them is on its side. The label reads "COVID-19 VACCINE" (the rest is obscured). They have purple lids, with some frost on them.
COVID-19 vaccine is stored at -80 degrees celsius in the pharmacy at Roseland Community Hospital in Chicago.
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Let’s talk about the COVID-19 vaccines.

When the free shots were first made available in Southern California, demand was high. Lines were long. To get an appointment, you had to be eligible because of your age or occupation — and have enough time to navigate a complicated booking process. And there weren’t enough doses for everyone who wanted one (or two).

But even though all Californians 16+ are now eligible for the shots — and soon, 12-15 year olds might be too — demand has dropped. There are more shots available now, but fewer people are getting them.

I want to understand why — and I need your help.

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For those of you who haven't gotten vaccinated yet, how do you feel about the COVID-19 vaccines? Are you going to get one? Which factors are you considering as you ponder this decision?

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