Yes Some people get sore muscles, a mild fever or feel tired after getting a vaccine. These Normal Reactions mean your body is learning how to fight the virus.
Learn the symptoms and call a doctor. 1 Look for Symptoms •Be aware of any symptoms that may appear 2-14 days after exposure and include fever, cough, shortness of breath •Get medical attention right away if you have an emerging warning sign including trouble breathing •See a full list of emergency warning signs and […]
Is it safe for my child to get a COVID-19 Vaccine? Yes. Studies show that COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective for children 12 years and older. Like adults, children may have some side effects after the COVID-19 vaccination. These side effects may affect their ability to do daily activities, but should subside within a few days. COVID-19 vaccines have been used […]
Can a COVID-19 vaccine make me sick with COVID-19? No. None of the authorized COVID-19 vaccines in the United States contain the live virus that causes COVID-19. This means that a COVID-19 vaccine cannot make you sick with COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccines teach our immune systems how to recognize and fight the virus that causes COVID-19. […]
Can CDC mandate that I get a COVID-19 vaccine? No. The federal government does not mandate (require) vaccination for people. Additionally, CDC does not maintain or monitor a person’s vaccination records. Whether a state or local government or employer, for example, can require or mandate COVID-19 vaccination is a matter of state or other applicable […]
Watch for Symptoms People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19: Fever or chills Cough Shortness of breath or difficulty […]
Will a COVID-19 vaccine alter my DNA? No. COVID-19 vaccines do not change or interact with your DNA in any way. Both mRNA and viral vector COVID-19 vaccines deliver instructions (genetic material) to our cells to start building protection against the virus that causes COVID-19. However, the material never enters the nucleus of the cell, which […]
Do COVID-19 vaccines contain microchips? No. COVID-19 vaccines do not contain microchips. Vaccines are developed to fight against disease and are not administered to track your movement. Vaccines work by stimulating your immune system to produce antibodies, exactly like it would if you were exposed to the disease. After getting vaccinated, you develop immunity to […]