After Vaccination

After Vaccination

Will I get proof that I have been vaccinated?
If you have been Covid-19 vaccinated, you can retrieve your Covid-19 Vaccine Digital Certificate via the official South African COVID-19Vaccine Certificate ...
Will I have side-effects from the vaccine?
You may have some side-effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection. Common side-effects are pain, redness and swelling on the arm ...
What can I do to relieve the side-effects?
You can take over-the-counter medicine such as ibuprofen, paracetamol, aspirin or antihistamines to relieve post-vaccination side-effects if you have no ot...
When should I seek medical help?
In most cases, discomfort from pain or fever is a normal sign that your body is building protection. Contact your healthcare provider: if the redness or t...
If I have an adverse reaction to the vaccine, who do I contact?
If you are unwell and concerned you must immediately visit your nearest healthcare facility or contact your healthcare practitioner. To report the event or ...
How do I know if I have vaccine side effects or symptoms of COVID-19?
Side-effects from the vaccine usually develop eight to 24 hours after the injection. Common side-effects include fever, light-headedness, chills, muscle ach...
Should I be worried about menstrual abnormalities after vaccination?
In the UK, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulator Agency run a ‘yellow card’ system to assess side effects from drugs, herbal medicines or vaccinat...
Will I be informed if I need a second shot and where to get it?
The EVDS system will no longer send out SMS reminders. If you have access to the Internet, you can choose when and where to get the second vaccine or chang...