There are Different COVID-19 Vaccines
CDC is reviewing this page to align with updated guidance.
Some COVID-19 vaccines need 1 dose.
Some COVID-19 vaccines need 2 doses.
Some COVID-19 vaccines are for people ages 5 and older.
Some COVID-19 vaccines are for people ages 18 and older.
All COVID-19 vaccines teach your body to fight COVID-19.
All COVID-19 vaccines need 14 days to teach your body.
Stay safe between COVID-19 vaccine doses.
Stay safe while you wait 14 days after your last dose.
Ask about the COVID-19 vaccine you get.
Ask how many doses you need.
Ask when you will get your doses.
Ask when you will be protected from COVID-19.
Ask when you will need a booster shot.
Original Guidance: Key Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines
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