The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued emergency use authorization (EUA) for coronavirus vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech1and Moderna2. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory committee also officially recommended the vaccines.
Will there be any out of pocket costs for the COVID 19 vaccine?
No. The vaccine will have a $0 cost share during the emergency health period.
Who will be first to get a COVID 19 vaccine?
The CDC recommends that initial supplies of the vaccines be allocated to healthcare personnel, long term care facility residents, people 65 years and older, and people who are at higher risk due to underlying medical conditions.
When can I get a COVID 19 vaccine?
Your state health department manages the distribution of COVID 19 vaccines. Please check with them to find out when you may be eligible for the vaccine. Access to the vaccine is currently limited to the groups listed above.
Where can I get a COVID 19 vaccine once they are widely available to the public?
NOTE: VaccineFinder will be updated with COVID 19 vaccine providers once the vaccines are widely available to the public.
Once the COVID 19 vaccines are widely available to the public, go to vaccinefinder.org and choose “COVID 19” from the vaccine list, enter your ZIP code and click “Search for Vaccine”.
How many doses of the vaccine do I need?
Both the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID 19 vaccines require 2 shots in order to be the most effective.
Where can I get more information?
Please visit cdc.gov to learn more about the COVID 19 vaccine.
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