Dodge County Health Highlighting COVID-19 Side Effects

(Juneau) The Dodge County Health Department is highlighting the side-effects of the COVID-19 vaccine. In their weekly update, county health officials say common side-effects include pain and swelling where the shot was administered as well as fever, chills, tiredness and headache. They say to contact your healthcare provider if the redness or tenderness of where the show as administered increases after 24 hours or the side-effects worry you and do not go away after a few days. Several helpful tips health officials suggest include applying a clean and cool washcloth over the shot area, exercise the arm, drink plenty of fluids and dress lightly.