Vaccination ClinicJanuary 22, 2021
We’d like to thank everyone who’d registered and followed through with getting the vaccine through Penelakut Health on January 19, 20 & 21.
We understand that some may have had some reactions and that is completely normal. Experiencing some symptoms following #COVID19 vaccination means the immune system is responding.
Common side effects
On the arm where you got the shot:
Throughout the rest of your body:
About your second shot
Both COVID-19 mRNA vaccines will need 2 shots to get the most protection. The timing between your first and second shot depends on which vaccine you received. You should get your second shot:
- for the Pfizer-BioNTech 3 weeks after your first shot,
- for the Moderna 1 month after your first shot.
You should get your second shot as close to the recommended 3-week or 1-month interval as possible. However, there is no maximum interval between the first and second doses for either vaccine. You should not get the second dose earlier than the recommended interval.
Going back to normal life will take time. Even if you have received the vaccine, you must follow provincial health orders and protect others by:
- Washing your hands
- Staying home when sick and getting tested
- Keeping a safe distance from others
- Wearing a mask in public indoor spaces
Together, we can keep each other safe.