Share Tips for Managing Pain After IM Vaccinations

The COVID-19 vaccine rollout will put more focus on helping patients manage a sore arm after IM immunization.

Advise patients that arm soreness or pain is expected for a couple days after any IM vaccine...including COVID-19 doses.

Don't suggest using acetaminophen or NSAIDs as "premeds"...but don't defer vaccination if patients already took them.

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