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COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit: Patient Rights, Responsibility and Access

Resource Subtopic: COVID-19.

Keywords: Access to Care, Infectious Diseases, Immunization.

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Toolkit.

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff; Outreach Staff; Enabling Staff; C-Suite (CEO, CFO, CIO, CMO, CIO, etc.)

Language: English and Spanish

Sponsored by: NACHC

Developed by: Health Resources and Services Administration (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: In response to concerns of access barriers some immigrants are facing regarding documentation requests prior to receiving COVID-19 vaccination, and individuals inappropriately being sent bills for COVID-19 vaccine fees, HRSA developed two fact sheets to help both patients and providers better understand their rights and responsibilities regarding access to COVID-19 vaccines.

Resource Details: The COVID-19 vaccines are free to all individuals living in the United States and these resources will help to empower patients and educate providers on this fact.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.