Can I get COVID-19 from the vaccine?

No. None of the COVID-19 vaccines currently being developed in the United States have the virus that causes COVID-19 in them. If you happen to get infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 just before or just after you received the vaccine, you could still get COVID-19. This is because the vaccine has not had enough time to provide protection from the virus.

Sometimes people get a fever or feel tired for a day or so after getting a vaccine. These symptoms are normal and are a sign that the body is building immunity. It usually takes a few weeks for the body to build immunity after vaccination.

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1. How do I get on the list for the COVID-19 vaccine?
2. Who should get the vaccine?
3. Who should NOT get the vaccine?
4. Are the COVID-19 vaccines really safe?
5. How many vaccinations will I need?
6. Does the immunity from the disease last longer than the vaccine?
7. Do I need to get the vaccine if I've had COVID-19?
8. What information should I provide when I do get my vaccination?
9. What are the known side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine?
10. Can I get COVID-19 from the vaccine?
11. Will getting the vaccine cause me to test positive on a COVID-19 test?
12. Will I be contagious to others if I get the vaccine?
13. Can I stop wearing a mask after I get the COVID-19 vaccine?
14. Will I have to pay for the COVID-19 vaccine?
15. Will there be enough vaccine for everyone?