Observation Period Following COVID-19 Vaccination

CDC recommends persons who receive a mRNA COVID-19 vaccine be observed after vaccination:

30 minutes: Persons with a:

  • History of an immediate allergic reaction of any severity to a vaccine or injectable therapy
  • Contraindication to Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine who receive Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine
  • History of anaphylaxis due to any case

15 minutes: All other persons

proper PPE and social distancing in waiting areas.




Page last reviewed: September 27, 2021