Padma Lakshmi, Mario Lopez & More Stars Want You to Plan Your Vaccine in New COVID-19 PSA

Watch as NBCU talent and celebs share an important message about fighting the spread of COVID during the coronavirus pandemic.

By Brett Malec Mar 22, 2021 3:29 PMTags
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A star-studded PSA.

Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi, Access Hollywood's Mario Lopez, TODAY anchors Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb and more NBCU talent are urging viewers to protect themselves against COVID-19 in a brand new pandemic PSA, which launched Monday, Mar. 22.

"It has been a long year," Guthrie says in the clip before Kotb adds, "Where it's been anything but normal."

"Well, no there's hope: the COVID vaccines," Lopez shares.

Renée Elise Goldsberry, who stars in the upcoming Peacock comedy Girls 5Eva, admits things have been "really confusing."

"So it's more important than ever to make a plan," Amber Ruffin says.

Lakshmi explains you can visit to "find out where and when to get your vaccine."

WWE star Drew McIntyre asks, "What are you waiting for?"

This video also features Telemundo's José Díaz-Balart, Married to Medicine's Dr. Jackie Walters, NBC Sports' Mike Tirico and Jurassic World: Dominion's BD Wong.

Celebrities and Politicians Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

Comcast NBCUniversal announced the new Plan Your Vaccine campaign, a company-wide initiative to help raise awareness and educate people on how and where they can get the COVID-19 vaccine, just last month.

"The COVID-19 vaccine rollout is an incredibly complicated challenge, but it's a critical step to getting our country back to normal," Adam Miller, Chief Administration Officer, Comcast Corporation and Executive Vice President, NBCUniversal, said in a statement today. "We have the unique ability to leverage our considerable platforms and resources across Comcast NBCUniversal to raise awareness and help people navigate the ever-changing array of information on this issue." features a customizable tool for vaccination news and data, powered by the trusted journalism of the NBCUniversal News Group. The resource will help users navigate the vaccine rollout process by state, letting them know if they are currently eligible to receive the vaccine, track distribution timelines and find the closest vaccination location.

Visit for more info.

For the latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic and for tips on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19, please visit The Center for Disease Control and Prevention at To plan your vaccine, head to NBC's Plan Your Vaccine site at