Did you know being afraid of needles is common for both children and adults? Don’t let a fear of needles keep you from getting COVID-19 and flu vaccinations that can be lifesaving. Try these tips to help overcome your fear of needles:
-Bring a friend or family member.
-Distract yourself with music, conversation, or for kids, a toy.
-Tell the vaccinator you’re afraid of needles. They may be able to help you relax.
Visit vaccines.gov to find COVID-19 & flu vaccines near you.