Concerns about the potential side effects and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine are being cited by many vaccine-hesitant adults as reasons why they may forgo vaccination. However, many of these same individuals who note a hesitancy about receiving the vaccine say they would trust their health care provider for information about the safety of the vaccine, if told.

New research from the Urban Institute looks at race, ethnicity, and political party affiliation to better understand how vaccine hesitancy and lack of access can be addressed in the weeks ahead.   Download the Research Brief.