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.

How Do I Find a COVID-19 Vaccine?

How Do I Find a COVID-19 Vaccine?

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.

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

  • 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.

Process for Finding a COVID-19 Vaccine Is Always the Same

Whether you want to schedule your first dose or any other doses, the process to find a COVID-19 vaccine provider is always the same.

  • If you need help scheduling a vaccination after you’ve had your first shot, contact the location that set up your first appointment.
  • If you need to get another dose in a location that is different from where you received your previous shot (for example, if you moved to a different state or attend school in a different state) you can find a vaccine provider by following any of the recommendations above.
  • If you are having trouble or have questions about using a vaccination management or scheduling system, reach out to the organization that enrolled you in the system. This may be your state or local health department, employer, or vaccination provider.

COVID-19 booster shots and additional primary doses are available wherever COVID-19 vaccine primary series shots are being given.

Scheduling Vaccination Appointments

Most vaccination providers schedule vaccination appointments online. To schedule your COVID-19 vaccination appointment, visit vaccine providers online scheduling services. If you have a question about scheduling your vaccination appointment contact a vaccination provider directly.

  • CDC cannot schedule a vaccination appointment.
  • CDC cannot assist with verifying, rescheduling, or cancelling your vaccination appointment.

If you need to verify, reschedule, or cancel a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, contact the location that set up your appointment. If you need to schedule a second-dose, additional-dose, or booster-dose appointment and the location where you received your other dose(s) is no longer offering COVID-19 vaccine, you may be able to get an appointment at another location. Contact your state or local health department for help or look for other COVID-19 vaccination providers near you.

Planning for Your COVID-19 Vaccination

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines and help ensure others in your community are vaccinated. Here is what you can do:

  • Make a plan for yourself or your family members to get vaccinated.
    • Remember, you can get a COVID-19 vaccine and any other vaccines, including a flu vaccine, at the same visit.
  • Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines and the benefits of vaccination.
  • Join COVID-19 Community Corps. Receive timely, accurate information to share with your family, friends, and neighbors to encourage them to get vaccinated.
  • Continue to take recommended actions to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
Safe, Easy, Free, and Nearby COVID-19 Vaccination

The federal government is providing the vaccine free of charge to all people living in the U.S., regardless of their immigration or health insurance status.

COVID-19 Vaccines Are Free