Can the vaccine give me COVID-19?

No, the vaccine does not cause COVID-19. None of the approved COVID-19 vaccines contain the virus that causes COVID-19. It does take a few weeks after vaccination for your body to build up antibodies to protect you from the virus. That means it’s possible you could be infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 just before or just after getting the vaccine and still get sick.

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1. Why should I get vaccinated for COVID-19?
2. Can the vaccine give me COVID-19?
3. Will the shot hurt or make me sick?
4. Should I get vaccinated if I already had COVID-19?
5. When can I get vaccinated?
6. Do I have to pay for the vaccine?
7. Do I still need to wear a mask and socially distance after getting the vaccine?
8. Where can I get a free COVID-19 test?
9. Where can I get a Rapid Test near Hazlet?