According to research by the Kaiser Family Foundation, conversations with family and friends have played a major role in persuading people to get vaccinated.

Family members who have gotten the vaccine and demonstrated that the side effects of the vaccine were mild to non-existent have been the most powerful counter message to the myths surrounding the vaccine. Over two thirds of the Kaiser Foundation study sample answered they have tried to persuade their family and friends to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

If you follow the link below, the Kaiser Family Foundation maintains an updated interactive map.

Updated (August 2021)