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.