Learn about COVID-19 vaccination for children and teens with disabilities, and how to request accommodations at COVID-19 vaccination sites.
CDC recommends everyone ages 5 years and older get vaccinated against COVID-19. Everyone ages 12 years and older should also get a COVID-19 booster shot.
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is an mRNA vaccine that requires 2 shots, 21 days apart. Learn about safety data, efficacy, and clinical trial demographics.
The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is an mRNA vaccine that requires 2 shots, 28 days apart. Learn about safety data, efficacy, and clinical trial demographics.
Through continued safety monitoring, COVID-19 vaccination has been found safe for children and teens.
Get easy to read information from CDC on COVID-19 vaccine booster shots.
CDC recommends that moderately or severely immunocompromised people receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least four weeks after a second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
People who have had 2 shots of Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines may need to start receiving a COVID-19 booster shot 8 months after their second dose.
people who are up to date with their vaccines are well protected from serious illness or other health outcomes.
COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. Millions of people in the United States have received COVID-19 vaccines, and these vaccines will undergo the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history. CDC recommends you get a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as you are eligible. Adverse events described on this page have been reported to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS).
Because COVID-19 is a new disease with new vaccines, you may have questions about what happens before, during, and after your appointment to get vaccinated. These tips will help you know what to expect when you get vaccinated, what information your provider will give you, and resources you can use to monitor your health after you are vaccinated.
Answers to commonly asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines, including vaccine cost, availability, and types.
Learn about CDC's recommendations for people vaccinated outside of the United States, including accepted vaccines, primary series and booster guidance, and proof of vaccination information.
Noncitizen nonimmigrants must be fully vaccinated to travel by air to the US. Some categories of noncitizen nonimmigrants are excepted from the requirement but will need to fulfill other requirements.
A review of the week's key data from CDC's COVID Data Tracker, narrative interpretations, and visualizations.
CDC reports COVID-19 vaccination data online on COVID Data Tracker and in vaccination datasets.
Two infographics that summarize recommendations for people with COVID-19 and for COVID-19 close contacts.
Information on protecting yourself and others from COVID-19 while traveling or using public transportation.
Provides information on testing for coronavirus infection, including how to decide about testing, how to get a test, and what to do after a viral test.