Important update: Healthcare facilities
CDC has updated select ways to operate healthcare systems effectively in response to COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more
UPDATE
Given new evidence on the B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant, CDC has updated the guidance for fully vaccinated people. CDC recommends universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status. Children should return to full-time in-person learning in the fall with layered prevention strategies in place.
UPDATE
The White House announced that vaccines will be required for international travelers coming into the United States, with an effective date of November 8, 2021. For purposes of entry into the United States, vaccines accepted will include FDA approved or authorized and WHO Emergency Use Listing vaccines. More information is available here.
UPDATE
Travel requirements to enter the United States are changing, starting November 8, 2021. More information is available here.

Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot

Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot
Updated May 24, 2022

CDC is reviewing this page to align with updated guidance.

COVID-19 booster shots help you be healthy.

A booster shot is a COVID-19 vaccine shot you can get to help keep you from getting very sick from COVID-19.
You can get a COVID-19 booster shot if you have had COVID-19.
You can get a COVID-19 booster shot if you are pregnant.
You can get a COVID-19 booster shot if you have allergies.
You can get a COVID-19 booster shot if you have health problems.
Ask your doctor where to get a COVID-19 booster shot.
Ask the health department where to get a COVID-19 booster shot.

You can get a COVID-19 booster shot.

Some COVID-19 booster shots are for people ages 5 and older.
Some COVID-19 booster shots are for people ages 18 and older.
Ask your doctor which COVID-19 booster shot you should get.

Get all your COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots.

Ask your doctor what COVID-19 vaccines you need.
Ask your doctor what COVID-19 booster shots you need.
Some people need one COVID-19 booster shot.
Some people need two COVID-19 booster shots.