Vaccination is now available for ages 12 and up. For more information about the COVID-19 vaccine for children, click here.
Common Side Effects After Vaccination
Common side effects after vaccination can include:
- Soreness at the injection site, redness, swelling, fatigue, headache, fever, aches, or chills. This is a sign that the immune system is working to produce antibodies. If side effect symptoms persist longer than 48-72 hours, contact your medical provider for guidance. For more information on side effects, click here.
- The Covid-19 vaccine does not cause symptoms of: a cough, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, runny nose, or shortness of breath. If you experience these symptoms isolate yourself immediately from others and contact your medical provider.
- For frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, click here
Considerations After Vaccination
Continue ALL safety guidelines at school: Wear a mask, maintain 6 feet distance & continue frequent hand hygiene.
Exposures to COVID-19: If you are exposed to COVID-19 and it has been more than 2 weeks after the second/final dose you do not need to quarantine. If you develop symptoms at any time, you MUST isolate.
Vaccine Myths & Scams
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