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Scared of Shots

Dear Highlights,
I have to get some shots soon, and I’m scared. What should I do?

Many people fear shots. Fortunately, shots usually are much less painful than we expect and sting for just a moment.

Talk with your parents or doctor about what to expect and how the shots will help you. If you start to worry, remember what they said. You can also ask a parent to tell you jokes or to talk to you as you’re getting the shots. That will help distract you, and before you know it, the shots will be over!

Art by: Jenny Campbell

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