No, the person should be free from disease at the time of vaccination.
People with current infection should wait until they have recovered from the acute illness and are eligible to discontinue isolation and then may be able to proceed with their scheduled second shot (ID physician should be consulted)
Yes. COVID-19 vaccination is especially important for people with underlying health conditions like heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, or obesity.
If 2nd dose is indicated, same vaccine brand should be used that was used for 1st dose.
Yes, but you need to wait for at least 14 days after the flu vaccine in order to be able to take the COVID-19 vaccine.
The vaccine is given in the muscle of the upper arm. If this is your 1st dose, wait for 30min after administration in the healthcare facility, in order to observe for any allergic reactions.
All the COVID-19 vaccines being used have gone through proper clinical studies and trials in humans, to ensure they are as safe as possible.
No, you still need to keep wearing the facemask and you must follow all precautionary measures unless there is another official instruction or announcement from the health authorities in this regard.
Get your Covid-19 spike protein test to assess immunization level and for re-vaccination
It typically takes a few weeks after vaccination for the body to build protection (immunity) against the virus that causes COVID-19. That means it is possible a person could still get COVID-19 just after vaccination. This is because the vaccine has not had enough time to provide protection
There are 2 main reasons to recommend getting vaccinated over waiting. The first is that immunization protects the individual from Covid-19, which is a potentially lifethreatening disease. The second reason to advocate for an individual to receive the vaccine is that it will protect others.