The COVID-19 vaccine will be given in two doses. You will be advised when to return for your second dose. It is important to get both doses to protect yourself against COVID-19.
Some people may experience side-effects after getting the vaccine. These are usually mild and may include:
A less common side effect is swelling of the glands which could start a few days after the vaccine and may last for up to 2 weeks.
This is to be expected and is a sign of the immune system responding to the vaccine.