Introduction

The COVID-19 vaccines are an important tool to help flatten the curve of the pandemic and save lives. The Joint Commission encourages everyone to get the vaccine as soon as one is available to you. This page provides insight from Joint Commission experts about the vaccines, resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and sample content you can use to promote the importance of getting the vaccine.

Blog Posts

Joint Commission experts in multiple fields and accreditation areas share more about the COVID-19 vaccines. Our current blog posts include a new development in The Joint Commission’s involvement in the COVID-19 Vaccine Alliance as well as discussions on addressing vaccine hesitancy for patients and health care workers.

Podcasts

Listen to Joint Commission experts in patient safety and quality of care as they discuss the COVID-19 vaccines. In a recent episode of "Behind the Knife: The Surgery Podcast," The Joint Commission's Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer Ana Pujols McKee, MD, joins a conversation on health care disparities, which have been made even more apparent by the availability of COVID-19 vaccines.

Media

The Joint Commission has been featured in the news for promoting health equity as it relates to the vaccine, including for the recent Quick Safety 57: Supporting safe, equitable care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

More Resources

These consumer-focused educational resources, sourced from the CDC, with some items compiled and designed by The Joint Commission, provide information about the COVID-19 vaccines in one condensed place.