Protect Yourself from COVID-19

Get your shot, protect yourself and others. Pain Management & Wellness Centers of Georgia offers Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of the Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19 and is widely used in the world today. Coronavirus is tough, but we are tougher. You have the power to beat COVID-19 and be protected. 

Who should get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine?

The Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19 is recommended to those who are 12 years old and higher.

Who should NOT get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine?

  • Those people who have a severe allergic reaction to any ingredient in the vaccine.
  • Those people who had a severe allergic reaction to the first dose. Do not get the second dose.

What are the side effects?

Below is the list of possible side effects.

In the arm where you got the shot: 

  • Pain 
  • Redness 
  • Swelling 

Throughout the rest of your bodCOVID Vaccine Center Atlanta | COVID-19 Vaxy: 

  • Tiredness 
  • Headache 
  • Muscle pain 
  • Chills 
  • Fever 
  • Nausea

Does the Pfizer vaccine really work?

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is 95% effective in preventing the virus that causes COVID-19 based on evidence from clinical trials. The people who participated in the trials are 16 years old and higher. It was also shown in their clinical trials that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was highly effective in adolescents who are 12 to 15 years old. 

It was also found that the vaccine is effective across different age, sex, race, and ethnicity categories. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is also effective in preventing the COVID-19 virus among people with underlying medical conditions.

Demographic Information of 16 Years and Older Clinical Trials

Important note: The information below is all taken from the Center for Disease and Control Prevention website. 

Clinical trials for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in people 16 years and older included people from the following racial and ethnic, age, and sex categories:

Race

  • 82% White
  • 10% African American
  • 4% Asian
  • 3% other races, multiracial, or race not reported
  • <1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
  • <1% American Indian or Alaska Native

Ethnicity

  • 73% not Hispanic or Latino
  • 26% Hispanic or Latino
  • <1% not reported

Sex

  • 51% male
  • 49% female

Age

  • 58% 16 to 55 years
  • 42% 55 years and older
  • 21% 65 years and older
  • 4% 75 years and older

The most frequent underlying medical conditions among clinical trial participants were obesity (35%), diabetes (8%), and pulmonary disease (8%).

12–15 Year Old

Clinical trials for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in people 12–15 years old included people from the following racial and ethnic, age, and sex categories:

Race

  • 86% White
  • 5% African American
  • 6% Asian
  • <3% other race, multiracial, or race not reported
  • <1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
  • <1% American Indian or Alaska Native

Ethnicity

  • 88% not Hispanic or Latino
  • 12% Hispanic or Latino
  • <1% not reported

Sex

  • 51% male
  • 49% female

The most frequent underlying medical conditions among clinical trial participants were obesity (35%), diabetes (8%), and pulmonary disease (8%).

Where can I get the Pfizer vaccine in Georgia?

The Pain Management & Wellness Centers of Georgia offer Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination. The vaccine will help you develop immunity against COVID-19. After the initial dose, your body will be prepared to fight the virus, and it will be fully prepared once you get your second dose.

Schedule an appointment today!