COVID-19 vaccines are your best protection from evolving variants of COVID-19. Vaccines help your body recognize and fight off the virus.
Who can receive the vaccine?
Everyone 6 months of age and older is eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination.
Who should receive the updated COVID-19 vaccine?
Everyone 5 years of age and older should receive the updated vaccine. Those who are immunocompromised may get an additional dose
Can I get my flu shot at the same time as my COVID-19 booster?
Yes. Studies indicate it is safe to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and a flu vaccine at the same visit.
How long should I wait to get the updated vaccine after I've had COVID?
The CDC recommends people who have had COVID should wait until they've completely recovered and completed their isolation before getting any vaccine.
When Are You Up to Date?
- Everyone aged 5 years and older: You are up to date when you get 1 updated COVID-19 vaccine.
- Children aged 6 months—4 years: You are up to date when you get all recommended doses, including at least 1 dose of updated COVID-19 vaccine.
- Children aged 6 months—5 years who got the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine: You are up to date when you get 2 Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses, including at least 1 updated COVID-19 vaccine dose.
- People who got the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine: You are up to date when you get the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine doses approved for your age group or when you get 1 updated COVID-19 vaccine.
- People who got the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine - You are up to date when you get 1 updated COVID-19 vaccine.
The updated COVID-19 vaccines will be available for everyone who wants them. You can find the vaccine almost anywhere you would normally would go to get your vaccines, like a health care provider’s office or local pharmacy.
Visit the CDC website for more information