Your COVID-19 Vaccination



Your COVID-19 Vaccine


  • COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective.

  • Everyone 12 years of age and older is now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination.

  • Learn about the different vaccines available.

  • Search vaccines.gov, text your zip code to 438829, or call 1-800-232-0233 to find COVID-19 vaccine locations near you.


What You Need to Know

  • COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective at preventing COVID-19 disease, especially severe illness and death.

  • COVID-19 vaccines reduce the risk of people spreading the virus that causes COVID-19.

  • You may have side effects after vaccination. These are normal and should go away in a few days.

  • It typically takes 2 weeks after vaccination for the body to build protection (immunity) against the virus that causes COVID-19. You are not fully vaccinated until 2 weeks after the second dose of a 2-dose vaccine or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine.

  • Learn how to find a COVID-19 vaccine so you can get it as soon as you can.

  • After you are fully vaccinated, you can resume activities that you did before the pandemic. Learn more about what you can do when you have been fully vaccinated.


Find COVID-19 Vaccine Near You


Find a COVID-19 Vaccine: Search vaccines.gov, text your ZIP code to 438829, or call 1-800-232-0233 to find locations near you in the U.S.

There are several ways you can look for vaccination providers near you in the United States.

  • Visit Vaccines.gov to find vaccination providers near you. In some states, information may be limited while more U. S. vaccination providers and pharmacies are being added. Learn more about COVID-19 Vaccination Locations on Vaccines.gov.

  • Text your ZIP code to 438829 or call 1-800-232-0233 to find vaccine locations near you in the United States.

  • Check your local pharmacy’s website to see if vaccination appointments are available. Find out which pharmacies are participating in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program.

  • Contact your state health department to find additional vaccination locations in the area.

  • Check your local news outlets. They may have information on how to get a vaccination appointment.


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