There are multiple COVID-19 vaccines authorized for use across several brands (Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Novavax). Read below to find the specifics on COVID-19 vaccine products.
Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccines
Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines
Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine
Storage/Handling Best Practices
- Establish clear standard operating procedures (SOPs) for COVID-19 vaccine storage, handling, and administration to minimize vaccine waste.
- Follow good vaccine storage and practices by outlined by the CDC and AAP.
- See The Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit, developed by experts at the CDC, for additional information.
Preparation Best Practices
- Prepare vaccines in a designated area away from any space where potentially contaminated items are placed.
- Only prepare vaccines when you are ready to administer them.
- Always check expiration dates and confirm that you have selected the correct vaccine.
American Academy of Pediatrics