Yes, the COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective! These vaccines meet the same safety standards as all other approved vaccines.
Common side effects include pain and swelling in the arm where you received the shot. You may also experience fever, chills, tiredness, and headache. These are all normal signs and side effects last only a day or two.
The COVID-19 vaccines are free for everyone! You also do not need insurance to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
The COVID-19 vaccines teach your body to recognize the virus by building up antibodies and protect you in case you are exposed without getting the illness.
While some may only have mild symptoms from COVID-19, others may get severe symptoms that could lead to death. Even if you don’t have symptoms, you could be infected with COVID-19, and unknowingly spread it to your family, friends, and others around you. The vaccine is one tool for protection.