Needle Anxiety vs. Phobia
A guide for concerned youth/adults 12 years+ on where to get their COVID-19 vaccine (.pdf)
Some people are worried about getting needles generally. In fact, one in 10 people has a fear of needles.* This may make them nervous about getting the COVID-19 vaccine too.
The experience of getting a COVID-19 vaccine is the same as getting other vaccines. Here are some ways that can help make needles more comfortable, making you feel less stressed and more relaxed.
Getting the COVID-19 vaccine is an important way to keep you, your loved ones and community safe.
*NHS Foundation Trust: Overcoming your needle phobia (fear of needles)
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For information visit: novascotia.ca/vaccine-plan