Generally, the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine are mild, temporary, and similar to those experienced after routine vaccination.

Common side effects after COVID-19 vaccination include, pain, swelling, and redness at injection site, fever, tiredness, headache, chills, muscle or joint pain, or nausea.

Those who receive the vaccine may experience mild symptoms of COVID-19 and soreness at the site of injection. It has been reported that people tend to experience these mild symptoms after the second shot of a two-part vaccine and after the booster shot. Information about rare allergic reactions to the vaccination can be found on the CDC website. Information about these side effects can be sound on the CDC’s possible side effects after getting a COVID-19 vaccine