- We’re sharing the vaccine experiences of some of our staff members who’ve received their shots of Pfizer or J&J COVID jabs.
- We’ve also curated some of our vaccine content onto one helpful page to answer your jab-related questions.
- Join our team and share your vaccine story with us. Tag us on social media and use the hashtag #VaxxedSA to have your vaccine story featured on our #BheVaxxed page.
We’ll be sharing the vaccine experiences of some of our Bhekisisa staff members who’ve received jabs of either the J&J or Pfizer COVID vaccines.
They’ll take you along as they get vaccinated. They’ll share their fears, concerns, excitement and reactions.
But this is a project we want to co-create with you, our readers — we want you to join us and share your vaccination experience too.
Tell us your vaccination story on your favourite social media platform; use the hashtag #VaxxedSA and tag us (we’re on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn). We’ll feature your stories here, on this page, along with those of our team.
You’ll also find some useful information on getting vaccinated from our archives.
Curious about side-effects? Want a quick video on Pfizer and J&J? Or maybe you’re confused about whether to get vaccinated after contracting COVID. We’ve curated some helpful content below to answer some of your questions.
Come join the Bhekisisa team as we get vaxxed!
Mia gets vaxxed
Joan gets vaxxed
Aisha gets vaxxed
Mohale gets vaxxed
Our vaccine archive
This short video answers key questions you might have if you’re in line for the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
Are you one of the people in line for South Africa’s COVID vaccination roll-out? Brush up on your knowledge of the Pfizer vaccine.
If you’ve had a vaccination other than COVID, how long should you wait to get your COVID jab? Our Mia Malan speaks to Professor Salim Abdool Karim.
What happens if you can’t get your second Pfizer shot on the prescribed 42nd day? Our Mia Malan speaks to Professor Salim Abdool Karim.
Is it safe to get vaccinated if your immune system is weakened? Our Mia Malan speaks to Professor Salim Abdool Karim.
The 30-day rule: Why you have to wait for a vaccine if you’ve recently had COVID. Our Mia Malan speaks to Professor Salim Abdool Karim.
Watch this short video if you’re unsure about what to expect after you get your COVID jab.
Allergic reactions, unusual blood clots and heart inflammation have all been linked to COVID vaccines. But most people won’t experience these severe reactions. Watch this easy explainer.