Been Vaccinated? What You Should (And Shouldn't) Do
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Apr 26, 2021
Updated Nov 17, 2023
5 min read
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So you’re fully vaxed? Nice work. We’re proud of you for doing your part in keeping yourself and others safe. But before you book a vacation and plan a party, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the CDC’s latest recommendations for life after the vaccine.
First: safety check. Being “fully vaccinated” means that it's been two weeks after your second shot in a two-dose series like Pfizer or Moderna, or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine like Johnson & Johnson. That two-week waiting period gives your body enough time to build up COVID-19 antibodies - those amazing, infection-fighting heroes who make sure you have a healthy immune response if you come in contact with the virus. Still feeling good about your fully-vaxed status? Let’s talk about the things you can safely do and where you still might want to exercise caution.
Download and print: What You Can Do Once You Have Been Fully Vaccinated
Fully vaccinated people can:
Fully vaccinated people should continue to: