COVID-19 Vaccines

Vaccines prevent the spread of COVID-19 and will help bring this pandemic to an end. COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. After you’ve been fully vaccinated, you can start to do some things that you had to stop doing because of the pandemic.

Get Vaccinated

Everyone 16 and older is eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination.

Update: On May 10, 2021, FDA expanded the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include adolescents 12 through 15 years of age.

How do I get a COVID-19 vaccine?

You can also check with your local health department or local news for additional information where vaccines are available in your area.

If you are a current or retired healthcare professional, you may be eligible to join the nation's vaccine workforce. Sign up to administer COVID-19 vaccines in your community.


Nurse administering the COVID-19 vaccine into the arm of an elderly patient.

Vaccine Information for You and Your Family

The safety of COVID-19 vaccines is a top priority and there are many reasons to get vaccinated.

Scientists analyzing COVID virus in the lab.

FDA-Authorized COVID-19 Vaccines

FDA has granted three emergency use authorizations for a COVID-19 vaccine following rigorous scientific processes to ensure its safety and effectiveness.

COVID-19 vaccine vials being manufactured and prepared for shipment.

COVID-19 Vaccinations across the United States

We are working to make safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines available across America.


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