NOW AVAILABLE: UPDATED COVID-19 VACCINES FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN 6 MONTHS+
The COVID-19 vaccine is updated from time to time to protect against the latest strains of the virus. Everyone ages 6 months and older should get vaccinated against COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccines protect people against getting very sick, being hospitalized, and dying from COVID-19. As with other diseases, people who stay up to date with all recommended vaccine doses have the best protection against COVID-19.
Which vaccine should I get and when?
COVID-19 vaccine recommendations are based on your age, which vaccine you received previously, and time since last dose.
For detailed information about vaccine recommendations, view the COVID-19 vaccine schedule English | Spanish or visit the CDC webpage Stay Up to Date with Your COVID-19 Vaccines. The webpage includes information for people who were vaccinated outside the US.
Content last updated: 9/22/23