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VIDEO: Ask Your CMO
Rear Admiral Dana Thomas, the Coast Guard's chief medical officer, speaks with Lieutenant Kiley Relf regarding the COVID-19 vaccination. They discuss
vaccine safety and efficacy, as well as questions related to pregnancy and fertility. Admiral Thomas has a message for every member of the Coast Guard family, encouraging everyone to get vaccinated. "This vaccine is safe and
effective," Thomas said. "The chance that you will experience a major adverse reaction is about one in 250,000. As a humanitarian service, as a Coast Guard member, we have a responsibility to protect ourselves, our families, and our fellow Americans by being vaccinated.