Can I transmit COVID-19 after I get vaccinated for the disease?

Pfizer and Moderna clinical trials did not measure if the vaccines can prevent asymptomatic transmission. The clinical trials did show the vaccines are both over 94% effective at preventing you from getting the virus. The more people who are protected from the virus, the more challenging it is for the virus to transmit between people. In the meantime, keep wearing face coverings, maintain physical distance, and limit gatherings to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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1. After getting a COVID-19 vaccine, will I test positive for COVID-119 on a viral test?
2. Can I get COVID-19 vaccine if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
3. Can I transmit COVID-19 after I get vaccinated for the disease?
4. Can people get vaccinated in Yakima if they live in another county?
5. Do I need to wear a mask and avoid close contact with other if I'm vaccinated against COVID-19?
6. Do other coronavirus vaccines exist? What do we know about them?
7. Do we know if the vaccine is equally safe for all racial ethnic groups?
8. Does immunity after getting COIVD-19 last longer than protection from COVID-19 vaccines?
9. How can I find out when I am able to get the vaccine?
10. How do I protect myself from COVID-19 before I can get the vaccine?
11. How does the COVID-19 vaccine work?
12. How fast and for how long is a person 'immune' once they get the vaccine?
13. How is the COVID-19 vaccine development different than typical vaccine development?
14. How old do you have to be to receive the vaccine?
15. If a vaccine requires two doses, and I only get one, is that OK?
16. If I already had COVID-19, do I still need to get the vaccine? Will I be allowed to get the vaccine?
17. Is the vaccine effective against the new strain of the virus?
18. Should I worry about limited vaccine?
19. What are the side effects?
20. What happens if I don't get the second dose of the COIVD-19 vaccine?
21. What percentage of the population needs to get vaccinated to have community immunity to COVID-19?
22. When can i stop wearing a mask and avoiding close contact with others after I have been vaccinated?
23. Where can I get the vaccine?
24. Will schools require the vaccine for in-person learning?