Six things doctors can do to build trust in COVID-19 vaccines

Jeff Bendix, Senior Editor

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Logan Lutton

Nearly 80% of Americans say they’ll seek advice from health care providers when making the decision on whether or not to get the vaccine.

President Biden has announced a goal of having 70% of Americans get at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot by July 4. Yet millions of people aren’t sure they’ll get vaccinated. So meeting the president’s goal will require help from doctors, since 80% of Americans say they’ll seek advice from health care providers when making the decision. Here are six steps doctors can take to encourage vaccinations among their patients. *

*Source: The de Beaumont Foundation, “Changing the COVID Conversation”