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.
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.

Your COVID-19 Vaccination

Your COVID-19 Vaccination
Updated Oct. 26, 2021

NOTICE: CDC now recommends that certain people are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster shot, including those who received Moderna and Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccines. Get more information and read CDC’s media statement.

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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 Specific Groups of People

  • What if I’m at risk for severe illness?
  • Can my child get vaccinated?
  • What if I’m pregnant or breastfeeding?

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When You Get the Vaccine

  • What are the possible side effects?
  • Do I need a booster 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?
  • Do I need to wear a mask after I’m fully vaccinated?

Other Questions?  See Frequently Asked Questions