What to expect after your COVID-19 vaccine

After receiving a vaccine, it is common to experience some mild and short-term side effects. These symptoms may include a sore arm, headache or fever.

It is safe to drive or operate a vehicle after you have had your vaccine.

If you’re concerned about any side effects after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, use the COVID-19 vaccine side effects symptom checker. The checker is also available through the National Coronavirus Helpline, 1800 020 080, 24 hours a day.

Even after you are vaccinated, it’s important to continue to be COVID-safe by practicing good hygiene and physical distancing, and following any guidelines.

Find out more about what happens after you are vaccinated

Book online or call 13 COVID to book your COVID-19 vaccination