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How to Get Vaccinated
How to Get Vaccinated
Will everyone have to register to get the vaccine?
Where can I register to get the vaccine?
Can people below the eligible age (currently 12) register on the EVDS?
Can I register on behalf of someone else on the platform?
Can I register more than one person on the platform?
Which languages are the platforms available in?
I wasn’t finished with my registration on USSD but I got kicked out. What do I do?
I wasn’t finished with my registration on Whatsapp but I was told I had taken too long to respond. What do I do?
What if I can’t find my location when registering?
Am I registered?
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How do I register if I am on medical aid but do not have my details/number available?
I have registered with Discovery. Do I also have to register on the national Electronic Vaccine Data (EVDS) system?
I have registered with my medical aid. Do I still need to register on the EVDS?
Can I reschedule my appointment once I’ve made it?
I am covered by medical aid. Do I have to follow the same process as the public sector?
How do I schedule my appointment if I’m on medical aid?
Will I be able to change the venue or location of my appointment?
I have a medical condition that prevents me from travelling to the proposed site. What can I do?
I can’t find the site that I have been allocated to for vaccination when I look it up online?
I attended the site I was sent to by my appointment SMS but the staff there say they are not administering the vaccine. What should I do?
I want to change the location of my appointment as it is too far away/unsafe/inconvenient. What do I need to do?
Can I go to a vaccination site other than the one allocated to me?
How does the EVDS decide which vaccination site to send you to for an appointment?
Where can I find vaccination sites?
Which vaccination sites can I attend if I have medical aid?
Which vaccination sites can I attend if I do not have medical aid?
Do I need to take time off work to get vaccinated?
Do I need to take time off work after being vaccinated?
Can I drink alcohol after having the COVID-19 vaccine?
Is it safe to exercise after getting the COVID-19 vaccine?
What do I need to bring with me when I go to the vaccination site?
How should I prepare to get vaccinated?
Will I have to pay for the vaccine?
Can I go home immediately after getting the vaccine?
The vaccination site ran out of vaccines and couldn’t give me my vaccine. What should I do?
Do I need to wait 14 days between receiving a Covid-19 vaccine and any other vaccination?
Will I get proof that I have been vaccinated?
Will I have side-effects from the vaccine?
What can I do to relieve the side-effects?
When should I seek medical help?
If I have an adverse reaction to the vaccine, who do I contact?
How do I know if I have vaccine side effects or symptoms of COVID-19?
Should I be worried about menstrual abnormalities after vaccination?
Will I be informed if I need a second shot and where to get it?
When should I get my second dose?
Must I re-register to get my second vaccination?
After 42 (now 21) days should I just go back to my original vaccination site?
Will I be vaccinated at the same site as before?
Why must I have a second dose?
What happens if I don’t get my second vaccine within 84 days?
What should I do if I miss my second dose appointment?
What are the side effects of the second vaccine (for Pfizer/BioNTech)?
How long do side effects last from the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine?
If I get coronavirus after having my first dose of vaccine, should I delay my second dose?
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Why do I need a booster?
Are booster shots safe?
I’ve had COVID-19: do I really need a booster?
How do booster shots work?
Who should get a booster?
If I am 18 – 49 years old, how many booster shots do I need?
If I am 50 and older, how many booster shots can I have?
If I have a weakened immune system, how many booster shots will I need?
What are the side effects of the booster shot?
Can you “mix and match” vaccines? In other words, can you get Pfizer and J&J shots?
Why does my COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate have an expiry date?
Why are there new versions of the COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate?
When will the new versions of the COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate become available?
The COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate website asks for an ID or passport number. Are foreign passports, asylum seeking & refugee numbers accepted?
What should I do if I lost the EVDS vaccination code that was sent via SMS?
When can I get a vaccination certificate?
I did not receive my COVID-19 vaccination code via SMS. Why did this happen?
My personal details are not correct on the COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
What is Janssen and Comirnaty?
Can I get a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate if I received one of my vaccinations in a country other than South Africa?
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