Important update: Healthcare facilities
CDC has updated select ways to operate healthcare systems effectively in response to COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more
To maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, get vaccinated as soon as you can and wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission.
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.
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.

Your COVID-19 Vaccination

Your COVID-19 Vaccination
Updated Sept. 9, 2021
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Your COVID-19 Vaccine

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If you are fully vaccinated, you can resume many activities that you did prior to the pandemic. Learn more about what you can do when you have been fully vaccinated.

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Find a COVID-19 Vaccine

  • How do I get a COVID-19 vaccine?

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Before You Get the Vaccine

  • Should I get vaccinated if I’ve had COVID-19?
  • Should I take medications before getting the vaccine?
  • Can I have other medical procedures before or after the vaccine?

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Vaccine Information for Different Groups of People

  • What if I have allergies?
  • What if I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?
  • What if I’m at risk for severe illness?

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When You Get the Vaccine

  • What are the possible side effects?
  • Do I need a second shot?
  • Register for v-safe

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When You've Been Fully Vaccinated

  • How long after my shot am I fully vaccinated?
  • What things can I do after I’m fully vaccinated?

Other Questions?  See Frequently Asked Questions