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Enroll Your Dependent in v-safe

Enroll Your Dependent in v-safe
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How to Register a Dependent

needed items for registering for v-safe

You will need your own v-safe account to enroll a dependent. You are not required to enter your vaccine information. If you have not registered, go to Register for v-safe for details.

You will need your smartphone and information about the COVID-19 vaccine your dependent received. This information can be found on the vaccination record card received during vaccination; if you cannot find the card, please contact their healthcare provider.

  1. Go to vsafe.cdc.gov. Read the on-screen instructions and click Add a Dependent.
screenshot - start to add dependent to v-safe
  1. Enter the dependent’s name and other requested information. Click Next.
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  1. Review the dependent’s information. Click Add Dependent.
screenshot - confirm info v-safe
  1. At the bottom of the screen, click Enter vaccine information.
image of v-safe app with text Julie Stevens Click Enter vaccine information

image of v-safe app with text Tell us about the COVID-19 vaccine doses Julie has received Select number of doses and click Next
  1. Enter the total number of doses your dependent has received, then follow the instructions to tell us about each dose of vaccine received. You can refer to your dependent’s vaccination record card if you don’t remember the type of vaccine or date received. If you cannot find their card, please contact their healthcare provider.
image of v-safe app with text Tell us about the first COVID-19 vaccine dose for Julie Select vaccine info and click Next
  1. Verify that the information you entered is correct. You can modify entries by selecting the edit button prior to submitting to v-safe.
image of v-safe app with text We are going to record the following dose for Julie: Confirm and click Submit
  1. Congrats! You’re all set, your dependent is registered. If the registration is completed before 2 p.m. local time, v-safe will start their initial health check-in around 2 p.m. that day. If the registration is completed after 2 p.m., v-safe will start their initial health check-in immediately after the registration — just follow the instructions.

Registration before 2 p.m. local time:

screenshot - v-safe dependent check-in (b)

Registration after 2 p.m. local time:

screenshot - v-safe dependent check-in (a)