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COVID-19 Information and Resources

Vaccine and Treatment

For information about the COVID-19 vaccine and treatment, please use the drop-downs below:
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Vaccine Updates

As of 4/12/2021

Coastal is committed to keeping you informed with the most current news regarding the COVID-19 vaccine availability in Rhode Island and at Coastal Medical. Rest assured that we will share those updates with you as soon as we get them.

Please see below for an update on the COVID-19 vaccine from Coastal Medical's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ed McGookin:

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Vaccine General Information

Frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine
COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ Sheet

What You Need To Know About COVID-19 Vaccine

Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Safe?

How mRNA Vaccines Work

What Happens After Your COVID-19 Vaccination?

When You've Been Fully Vaccinated - How to Protect Yourself and Others

What Underlying Medical Conditions are Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccinations (age 16 and above)?
Underlying Medical Conditions

Treatment for COVID-19 remains limited at this time. If you have tested positive for COVID-19 and meet certain criteria, your provider may recommend treatment with a new investigational medicine. There are benefits and risks associated with this medication and a discussion with your provider is important. These medicines have been authorized for emergency use for the treatment of COVID-19 by the FDA.