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How to Manage the Possible Effects of COVID-19 Vaccines


Expect these side effects on your arm where the vaccine was administered:

The rest of your body,


To reduce the pain or discomfort, you may consult your doctor about over-the-counter drugs you may take. If experiencing fever, remember to drink plenty of fluids and wear lightweight clothes.

Side effects after the second vaccine shot may be more intense and will last for a few days but all side effects are normal.

It will take time for your body to build protection after the vaccine is administered. Wearing face masks and physical distancing is still encouraged after receiving the vaccine.

Contact your health care provider if the tenderness or redness of the area where the vaccine was shot gets worse after 24 hours. If experiencing a severe allergic reaction from the vaccine, seek immediate medical care.


The article written above is for informational and educational purposes only. For serious medical and health concerns, please consult a licensed health provider.