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Girl sick in bed

COVID-19 is a virus that has made many people very sick. Some people have died.

COVID-19 vaccine needle

Now there is a vaccine. The vaccine is in a shot.

COVID-19 virus

The vaccine shot puts medicine in my body to keep me from getting COVID-19.

 

Calendar and clock

When it’s my turn, I can get the COVID-19 shot to stay healthy.

Doctor

I will go to a doctor’s office or the drug store to get my shot.

Person waiting

I will check in when I arrive, sit, and wait for the nurse to call my name.

 

Person getting cloth rubbed on arm

I will roll up my sleeve. The nurse will rub a cold wipe on my arm. It might smell funny.

Person getting the COVID-19 vaccine shot

Then the nurse will give me the vaccine shot. It will feel like a pinch or a prick. I will sit very still.

Person with a bandaid on their arm

The nurse will put a band-aid on my arm.

 

Person waiting

I may need to wait to make sure I am safe and healthy to go home.

House

After the nurse tells me it’s OK, I am done for today. Now I can go home.

Two COVID-19 vaccine shots

I need 2 COVID-19 vaccine shots to stay healthy.

 

Calendar

I will come back in 3-4 weeks to get the second shot.

Person getting their second COVID-19 vaccine shot

When I come back, I will go through the same steps to get my second shot.

Person with a headache

After the shots, my arm may be sore. I may have a headache or feel tired.

 

Thumbs up

I will feel fine after a couple of days.

Person wearing a mask

I will still need to wear a mask for awhile.

Happy person surrounded by thumbs up

I did my part to stay safe and keep others healthy!


Report Vaccination Violations

Submit complaints about a vaccination provider by using this form, if you think they are violating any of these requirements.

Additionally, any health care provider who intentionally or willfully provides or distributes, or who supervises someone who intentionally or willfully provides or distributes the COVID-19 vaccine to any individual who is not authorized to receive such vaccine pursuant to the Vaccination Guidance is guilty of unprofessional conduct as defined in Title 24 and may be subject to licensure discipline. Send your complaints to Division of Professional Regulation about this conduct.

Get More COVID Data

For more data on Delaware COVID cases, testing and outcomes, including demographic breakdowns, go to My Healthy Community