Covid-19 Vaccinations

Advice for after your vaccination

Advice for After your Covid-19 Vaccination

Posted: 19 January 2021 · Practice news

The practice is giving the following advice to patients who receive their Covid-19 vaccination.

When you leave the surgery following your vaccination, if you have travelled here in a car please wait in your vehicle outside of the surgery for 15 minutes before driving off.

You cannot catch Covid-19 from the vaccine but it is possible to have caught Covid-19 and not realise you have the symptoms until after your vaccination appointment.

It's not known whether having the vaccine stops you spreading the virus to others so it’s important that we all continue to follow the latest government advice.

After you get the vaccine, it’s still important to follow FACTS:

  • FACE COVERINGS
  • AVOID CROWDS
  • CLEAN HANDS
  • TWO METRES
  • SELF-ISOLATE

Please remember you don't need to contact the surgery to request a vaccination - we will get in touch with you to ensure we can get you booked in at the right time.

Further Information about Vaccination

For information about Covid-19 vaccination please see NHS Inform.

There is also a national helpline for questions (NOT for appointments): phone 0800 030 8013, Monday to Friday, 8.00am - 8.00pm.

After Covid Vaccination Poster
Academy Medical Centre

We are one of the largest GP practices in Tayside, Scotland, with approximately 10,000 patients on our list.

The surgery is open Monday to Friday from 8am - 6pm (except public holidays).

Academy Medical Centre
Academy Street
Forfar
DD8 2HA
Tel: 01307 462316
Email: academymc.tayside@nhs.scot