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COVID-19
– Telehealth (virtual) visits will remain available.
– In order to maintain safety …
+ Please do not come to the office if you have any fever, cough or exposure to COVID-19 within two weeks.
+ All patients are required to wear masks.
+ Allergy shots will remain by appointment only.
+ Only one guest per patient.

FAQ for COVID vaccines:

  1. I have bad allergies, can I get the COVID vaccine?
  • Patients with food allergy may get the COVID vaccine.
  • Patients with environmental allergies (I.e. pollen, mold) may get the COVID vaccine.
  • Patients on allergy shots may get the COVID vaccine.
  • Patients with bee venom allergy may get the COVID vaccine.
  • Patients with medication allergy may get the COIVD vaccine.
  • However, if there has been a prior reaction to an injectable medication, a vaccine or any component of the COVID vaccine then you should speak to your doctor or an allergist FIRST.

2. What are the ingredients in the vaccine?

Pfizier-BioTech COVID-19 vaccine components: Active Ingredient: nucleoside-modified messenger RNA (modRNA) encoding the viral spike glycoprotein (S) of SARS-CoV-2, lipids ((4-hydroxybutyl)azanediyl)bis(hexane-6,1-diyl)bis (ALC-3015), (2- hexyldecanoate),2-[(polyethylene glycol)-2000]-N,N-ditetradecylacetamide (ALC-0159), 1,2-distearoyl-snglycero-3-phosphocholine (DPSC), cholesterol), salts (potassium chloride, monobasic potassium phosphate, sodium chloride, basic sodium phosphate dihydrate) and sucrose.

Moderna: messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA), lipids (SM-102, polyethylene glycol [PEG] 2000 dimyristoyl glycerol [DMG], cholesterol, and 1,2-distearoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine [DSPC]), tromethamine, tromethamine hydrochloride, acetic acid, sodium acetate, and sucrose.

Johnson&Johnson: Recombinant, replication-incompetent adenovirus type 26 expressing the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, citric acid monohydrate, trisodium citrate dihydrate, ethanol, 2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin (HBCD), polysorbate-80, sodium chloride.

3. More useful info: Pfizer Covid Vaccine and Allergy – https://allergylosangeles.com/allergy-blog/covid-vaccine-and-allergy/