As of November 4, 2021: Everyone 5 and older is now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

For parents & families

What are common vaccine side-effects?

These common side-effects are normal signs of your child’s body building protection against the virus. All side-effects should go away in a few days.

On the arm where they got the shot:

  • Pain
  • Redness

  • Swelling

In general:

  • Tiredness
  • Headache

  • Muscle ache

  • Chills

  • Fever

  • Nausea