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COVID Vaccines

Posted On : March 05, 2021

There are no known contraindications from a weight-loss surgical perspective to prevent a post-surgical patient from getting the COVID vaccines.

A patient who has had a Duodenal Switch, Lap Sleeve Gastrectomy, RNY Gastric Bypass, or revisions to Weight Loss Surgery should have the COVID vaccine. The vaccination should be avoided for a few weeks after surgery. For other possible contraindications, please consult your PCP.

Here is a summary of the vaccines and the details of each one approved as of the publication date.




2 responses to “COVID Vaccines”

  1. hi, This is amazing content about Covid 19 vaccines and weight loss surgeries. Thanks for sharing such a valuable content.

  2. Hi
    I’ve had 2 Astra covid needles n a prizefighter booster.
    Just wondering how much cover I have
    Considering the Astra is only 70% coverage.

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