What are the side effects?

Common side effects include sore arm, tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, fever, and nausea. Side effects are normal signs that your body is building protection and should go away in a few days. For some people, side effects after the second dose may be more intense than the ones they experience after the first dose. Some people may have no side effects at all.

Find helpful tips to relieve side effects here.

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1. How do we know the COVID-19 vaccines are safe?
2. Who can get a COVID-19 vaccine?
3. What are the side effects?
4. Do I need to pay for the vaccine?
5. What if I received a bill from my provider for the COVID-19 vaccine?
6. How many doses do I need to get?
7. If I have already had COVID-19 and recovered, do I still need to get vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine?
8. How does the COVID-19 vaccine work?
9. When am I considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19?
10. Do I need to wear a mask and avoid close contact with others if I'm vaccinated against COVID-19?
11. What is a vaccination record card?
12. Can employers require employees to be vaccinated?
13. If I have an underlying health condition, can I get a COVID-19 vaccine?
14. Can I get the COVID-19 vaccine if I've had an allergic reaction to a vaccine in the past?
15. Can I get COVID-19 vaccine if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
16. Do we know if the vaccine is equally safe for all racial ethnic groups?
17. Where can I report side effects after getting the COVID-19 vaccine?
18. What is VAERS?
19. Are the COVID-19 vaccines effective against new variants??
20. Where can I get the vaccine?
21. Will k-12 schools require the vaccine for in-person learning?