What happens if you don’t take the second shot of the COVID-19 vaccine?
Put simply: Not receiving the second vaccine increases your risk of contracting COVID-19.
Do fully vaccinated travelers need to be tested for COVID-19 before leaving the United States?
Fully vaccinated travelers do not need to get tested before leaving the United States unless required by their destination.
Can I travel internationally during the COVID-19 pandemic if I am fully vaccinated?
Fully vaccinated travelers are less likely to get and spread COVID-19. However, international travel poses additional risks, and even fully vaccinated travelers might be at increased risk for getting and possibly spreading some COVID-19 variants.
Do you have to quarantine if you have been vaccinated?
If you’re fully vaccinated
You do not need to quarantine after exposure if you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless the infected person has symptoms. The CDC says you should wear a mask indoors until you get a negative test. The test should be taken three to five days after exposure.
Should you take two shots of the COVID-19 vaccine?
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine both need 2 shots in order to get the most protection. You should get the second shot even if you have side effects after the first shot, unless a vaccination provider or your doctor tells you not to get it.
What are the side effects of the second COVID-19 vaccine?
The most common side effects after the second dose were injection site pain (92.1% reported that it lasted more than 2 hours); fatigue (66.4%); body or muscle aches (64.6%); headache (60.8%); chills (58.5%); joint or bone pain (35.9%); and a temperature of 100° F or higher (29.9%).
Do fully vaccinated travelers need a COVID-19 test before travelling?
Fully vaccinated travelers do not need to get a SARS-CoV-2 viral test before or after domestic travel, unless testing is required by local, state, or territorial health authorities.
Do I need to get self-quarantine after a domestic travel if I am fully vaccinated against COVID-19?
You do NOT need to get tested or self-quarantine if you are fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 in the past 3 months. You should still follow all other travel recommendations.
Can vaccinated people travel during the COVID-19 pandemic within the United States?
Fully vaccinated travelers are less likely to get and spread SARS-CoV-2 and can now travel at low risk to themselves within the United States.