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Is the vaccine safe?

Do you have a Substance Use Disorder and knowledge of the COVID-19 vaccine, but have not been vaccinated due to barriers? Over 300 MILLION people have been vaccinated in the U.S. No safety issues have been reported linking substance use to adverse reactions to any of the COVID-19 vaccines.

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