Campus News

Vaccinations 101

Jennifer Anima

Lantern Staff

  1. What does it mean to be fully vaccinated?
    • The CDC defines “fully vaccinated [as] a person has received their primary series of COVID-19 vaccines.”
  2. How do I know if I am fully vaccinated?
    • According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC): For both Pfizer and Moderna the primary series is two doses. You are fully vaccinated two weeks after the final dose.  For Johnson and Johnson, the primary series is one dose, and you are fully vaccinated two weeks after the first dose.
  3. Where can I get vaccinated?
  4. What side effects can be caused by the COVID-19 vaccine?
    • The following side effects can be caused by the COVID-19 vaccine: pain and redness, or swelling of the arm, tiredness, headaches, nausea, muscle pain, chills and fever.

At this time there will not be any vaccine clinics offered on campus, according to College Health Services Director Jaime Sharp.

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