Second dose

Second dose

When should I get my second dose?
From Wednesday, 23 February 2022, the interval between the first and second doses of the Cominarty(R) (Pfizer) vaccine will be reduced from 42 days to 21 da...
Must I re-register to get my second vaccination?
There is no need for you to re-register, the EVDS system will automatically schedule you for your 2nd dose and you will receive an SMS with an appointment. ...
After 42 (now 21) days should I just go back to my original vaccination site?
You can receive your second dose at any vaccination site. After the interval between doses, you will receive your SMS telling you where and when to go for y...
Will I be vaccinated at the same site as before?
Not necessarily. Your 2nd dose appointment may not be where your first appointment was as the programme is adapting and the active vaccination sites may cha...
Can I stop wearing a mask after my second vaccination?
Even after you’ve been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you should keep taking precautions in public places like wearing a mask, staying 1.5 metres apart ...
Why must I have a second dose?
The 2nd dose appointment is critical for your protection from COVID-19. Therefore, it is important for you to go and receive your 2nd dose to complete the t...
What happens if I don’t get my second vaccine within 84 days?
It is recommended that you get your second dose within 84 days of your first dose. However, if this isn’t possible for some reason, you should still get you...
What should I do if I miss my second dose appointment?
If you have access to the Internet, and the second appointment you receive does not suit you, you can choose when and where to get the second vaccine or cha...
What are the side effects of the second vaccine (for Pfizer/BioNTech)?
For the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, side effects tend to be stronger with the second dose. The types of side effects are the same and should still only last a ...
How long do side effects last from the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine?
Not everyone gets side effects from the Pfizer vaccine. Research shows that for those who do experience side effects from the second dose, these side effect...