COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs
What type of vaccine is available on Southeastern’s campus?
Pfizer-BioNTech 2 dose vaccine
Who is eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Louisiana?
Can I get the COVID-19 vaccine on campus?
Yes, there are COVID-19 vaccine pop-up events on campus. Look for announcements sent to your Southeastern email. Currently, the University Health Center DOES NOT have the COVID-19 vaccine.
Where can I get the vaccine in Louisiana?
Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe?
What are some side effects I may experience after receiving the COVID-19 vaccination?
What should I do after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine?
- Talk to your healthcare provider about taking an over-the-counter medicine (ibuprofen, aspirin, etc.) to decrease discomfort after getting vaccinated.
- Apply a clean, cool, wet washcloth over the injection site.
- Use or exercise the arm where the vaccine was delivered.
- Drink plenty of fluids.
- Dress lightly.
If I am experiencing symptoms after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, should I seek medical attention?
You should seek medical attention if:
- The redness or tenderness of the injection site gets worse after 24 hours.
- If your side effects are worrying you or do not seem to go away after a few days.
Seek IMMEDIATE medical attention if you think you might be having a severe allergic reaction after leaving the vaccination clinic by calling 911!
What does it mean to be FULLY vaccinated?
Someone is considered to be fully vaccinated 2 weeks after:
- The second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.
- The single dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.
Does the COVID-19 vaccines contain the live virus?
Does the COVID-19 vaccine alter DNA?
Does the COVID-19 vaccine cause infertility?
Will I test positive for COVID-19 AFTER I get the COVID-19 vaccine?
COVID-19 Vaccine Resources
What is the difference between the three types of COVID-19 vaccines?