Blog / 2021 / The “I Got My COVID-19 Vaccine” Stickers and T-shirts

March 19, 2021

We all know one or two, right? The people who either outright refuse to get any of COVID-19 vaccines or who will get their shot(s) but only under duress.

To a certain degree, I understand. I tend to avoid pharmaceuticals, using nutrition, exercise, and mindfulness as much as possible to treat my two chronic medical issues.

That said, I draw the line at a global pandemic. Millions of people have died in just a year and, even in these early days, the longterm effects of this virus are looking very scary for some unlucky individuals. Plus, COVID-19 has demonstrated that its mutations can aggravate an already completely craptastic situation. The more people who are vaccinated, the safer we all are. I intend to do my part.

COVID-19 vaccine “deal with it” meme Gwenn Seemel duckling
Gwenn Seemel
COVID-19 Vaccine Duckleeng GIF
2021
digital animation
(Download the phone-friendly version of this GIF here.)

All this inevitably led me to make some happy vaccine art. This isn’t about bragging that you got the very-hard-to-come-by vaccine. Rather, this is in the vein of the “I voted” or “I gave blood today” stickers you get when you do your duty.

“I got my COVID-19 vaccine” meme Gwenn Seemel rainbow
Gwenn Seemel
I Got My COVID-19 Vaccine
2021
digital image over an acrylic painting

It’s been proven again and again that humans like to do what the people around them are doing. We like to fit in. If someone wearing happy vaccine art can influence a neighbor who’s been on the fence to go ahead and get their coronavirus shot(s), I will be thrilled!

COVID-19 vaccine “deal with it” meme and “I got my COVID-19 vaccine” availabe on Redbubble
COVID-19 Vaccine Duckleeng and I Got My COVID-19 Vaccine on Redbubble

You can buy masks and stickers of the COVID-19 Vaccine Duckleeng here, and you can get t-shirts and postcards with the “I Got My COVID-19 Vaccine” art on it here in my Redbubble shop.


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