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Vax Facts What you should know.

Read on to find up-to-date information about the coronavirus vaccine and get answers to your questions about vaccination opportunities provided by Innovation Compounding.

FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

Who Can Get the Vaccine Now, and Who Can Get It Later?

In response to the COVID‑19 emergency, the United States Government has made recommendations on who can get vaccinated and when. Each state will make the ultimate determination of who gets the vaccine first.

The Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine provided by Innovation Compounding is only available in limited quantities for people who are eligible for the current COVID-19 rollout group for the state of Georgia.

View the most current information for who can be vaccinated.

Can I schedule an appointment by calling your pharmacy or by walk-in?

No. Vaccine appointments can only be made through this website.

  • Vaccine appointments cannot be made by visiting our pharmacy. No walk-ins.
  • Vaccines are distributed to persons with appointments only. No leftover doses are given at end of day.

 

For your safety and privacy, please DO NOT email or send any information about your need for a vaccine to us through Facebook, Instagram, Email, the Pharmacy’s Voicemail System, or Google Messenger. 

Sign up to get on the wait list.

Innovation Compounding is scheduling vaccines by appointment only, as are most other providers. Depending on vaccine supply allocations from the government, it may be weeks before will have the vaccine available for quicker and more widespread distribution.

 

 

Where can I get a vaccine if you don't have any available?

Georgia residents who are eligible can find a vaccine using the state’s online COVID Vaccination Site Locations list.

As supplies increase, the vaccine will be offered in a variety of locations across Georgia, including doctor’s offices, federally qualified health centers, health clinics, retail pharmacies and mobile clinics. State health officials are advising eligible Georgians to call their local health departments for assistance in signing up for an appointment.

You can find updates about the vaccine’s availability for various groups on the Georgia department of health’s COVID-19 vaccine website. You can also call the department at 404-657-2700.

What Is Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine?
The Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine is an unapproved vaccine that may prevent COVID-19. There is no FDA-approved vaccine to prevent COVID-19. In clinical trials, approximately 15,400 individuals 18 years of age and older have received at least 1 dose of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine. Learn more about the vaccine.
What should you mention to your vaccination provider before you get the Moderna COVID‑19 Vaccine?
Tell your vaccination provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

  • have any allergies
  • have a fever
  • have a bleeding disorder or are on a blood thinner
  • are immunocompromised or are on a medicine that affects your immune system
  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant
  • are breastfeeding
  • have received another COVID‑19 vaccine

Source: “Vaccine Recipient Overview: Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine (EUA).” Https://Www.modernatx.com/, Moderna, Inc., 21 Dec. 2020, www.modernatx.com/covid19vaccine-eua/recipients

Who should not get the Moderna COVID‑19 Vaccine?

You should not get the Moderna COVID‑19 Vaccine if you:

  • had a severe allergic reaction after a previous dose of this vaccine
  • had a severe allergic reaction to any ingredient of this vaccine

 

Source: “Vaccine Recipient Overview: Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine (EUA).” Https://Www.modernatx.com/, Moderna, Inc., 21 Dec. 2020, www.modernatx.com/covid19vaccine-eua/recipients

How is the Moderna COVID‑19 Vaccine given?
  • The Moderna COVID‑19 Vaccine will be given to you as an injection into the muscle.
  • The Moderna COVID‑19 Vaccine vaccination series is two (2) doses given 1 month apart.

 

Important
If you receive one dose of the Moderna COVID‑19 Vaccine, you should receive a second dose of the same vaccine 1 month later to complete the vaccination series.

 

Source: “Vaccine Recipient Overview: Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine (EUA).” Https://Www.modernatx.com/, Moderna, Inc., 21 Dec. 2020, www.modernatx.com/covid19vaccine-eua/recipients

What are the risks of the Moderna COVID‑19 Vaccine?

Side effects that have been reported with the Moderna COVID‑19 Vaccine include:

  • Injection site reactions:
    pain, tenderness and swelling of the lymph nodes in the same arm of the injection, swelling (hardness), and redness

  • General side effects:
    fatigue, headache, muscle pain, joint pain, chills, nausea and vomiting, and fever

 

There is a remote chance that the Moderna COVID‑19 Vaccine could cause a severe allergic reaction.
A severe allergic reaction would usually occur within a few minutes to one hour after getting a dose of the Moderna COVID‑19 Vaccine. For this reason, your vaccination provider may ask you to stay at the place where you received your vaccine for monitoring after vaccination.

Signs of a severe allergic reaction can include:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Swelling of your face and throat
  • A fast heartbeat
  • A bad rash all over your body
  • Dizziness and weakness

 

These may not be all the possible side effects of the Moderna COVID‑19 Vaccine. Serious and unexpected side effects may occur. The Moderna COVID‑19 Vaccine is still being studied in clinical trials.

 

Source: “Vaccine Recipient Overview: Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine (EUA).” Https://Www.modernatx.com/, Moderna, Inc., 21 Dec. 2020, www.modernatx.com/covid19vaccine-eua/recipients

How long will it be before I can receive my second dose?

Those receiving the Moderna vaccine should receive the second dose 28 days after the first dose.

How can I reduce my chances of becoming infected while I wait for a vaccine?

Stop the spread

  1. Stay home if you’re at higher risk
  2. Wear a cloth face mask in public
  3. Wash your hands frequently
  4. Move at least 6 feet away from others
  5. Clean and disinfect surfaces daily

 

Learn more: https://georgia.gov/covid-19-coronavirus-georgia/unite-stop-spread

Innovation Compounding, Inc. is following CDC guidelines to provide safe access to COVID-19 vaccines. Vaccines will be subject to availability. *State-, age- and health- related restrictions may apply.