Here’s How to Get Ready for Your COVID Vaccine

Monya De, MD MPH
6 min readMay 13, 2021

You’re finally eligible and got one of those elusive appointments! Or maybe you’ve been on the fence, and have finally decided to join your vaccinated friends. Congratulations. Here are some tips for how to have the best vaccine experience.

  1. Clear your schedule. Whether taking the Pfizer, Moderna, or J&J vaccines, many people have reported temporary side effects — well worth the reduced risk of dying because some anti-mask person coughed in your direction in a restaurant. Some of the most common side effects include a sore arm, headaches…
Monya De, MD MPH

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