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COVID-19 Vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

What type of vaccine is available on Southeastern’s campus?

Pfizer-BioNTech 2 dose vaccine

Who is eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Louisiana?

Can I get the COVID-19 vaccine on campus?

The National Guard is offering Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines every Tuesday and Thursday in July and August. Future dates will be posted soon!

Where can I get the vaccine in Louisiana?

Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), yes, the vaccine is safe and
effective.

What are some side effects I may experience after receiving the COVID-19 vaccination?

Pain, redness and swelling at the injection site as well as tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, fever, and nausea.

What should I do after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine?

  • Talk to your healthcare provider about taking an over-the-counter medicine (ibuprofen, aspirin, etc.) to decrease discomfort after getting vaccinated.
  • Apply a clean, cool, wet washcloth over the injection site.
  • Use or exercise the arm where the vaccine was delivered.
  • Drink plenty of fluids.
  • Dress lightly.
  • Rest.

If I am experiencing symptoms after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, should I seek medical attention?

You should seek medical attention if:

  • The redness or tenderness of the injection site gets worse after 24 hours.
  • If your side effects are worrying you or do not seem to go away after a few days.

Seek IMMEDIATE medical attention if you think you might be having a severe allergic reaction after leaving the vaccination clinic by calling 911!

What does it mean to be FULLY vaccinated?

Someone is considered to be fully vaccinated 2 weeks after:

  • The second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.
  • The single dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

Does the COVID-19 vaccines contain the live virus?

No.

Does the COVID-19 vaccine alter DNA?

No. See the CDC's Understanding How COVID-19 Vaccines Work for more information.

Does the COVID-19 vaccine cause infertility?

No. See the CDC's Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines for more information.

Will I test positive for COVID-19 AFTER I get the COVID-19 vaccine?

No. See the CDC's Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines for more information.

 

 

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

What is the difference between the three types of COVID-19 vaccines?

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

Johnson & Johnson's Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

 

Understanding How the COVID-19 Vaccines Work

8 Things to Know About the US COVID-19 Vaccination Program

Facts About COVID-19 Vaccines

When the Vaccine is Limited, Who Should Get Vaccinated First?

Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19 Vaccination

COVID Vaccine Testing & Approval

COVID-19 Vaccines: How Do We Know They Are Safe?