How to Deal with Fear and Worries about Needles

Lisa C. COVID-19, Newcomer Information, Settlement & Community News, Updates

Did you know that up to one fourth adults have fears about needles?

Alberta Health Services suggests we take the following steps to ease any anxiety before receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

  • Deep relaxation breathing.
  • Play a game or listen to music on your mobile device.
  • Look away and mentally go to your favourite place.
  • Ask yourself rapid fire questions.
  • Wiggle your toes, fingers, relax your arm.