COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ
If you have questions regarding your specific circumstances, please talk to your doctor.
When will the vaccine be available to the public?
Can children get the vaccine?
- At this time, the COVID-19 vaccines are only approved for individuals 16 years of age and older.
Can women who are pregnant or breastfeeding get the vaccine?
- Please talk to your doctor about the COVID-19 vaccine and when you should get it. Pregnancy or breast-feeding does not exclude an individual from receiving the vaccine.
Do I need to pay to get the COVID-19 vaccine?
- No. Everyone will be able to get the vaccine at no cost.
How many shots are needed?
- As many as two shots may be required. Please make sure you get clear follow-up instructions at the time you receive the shot.
When it's available, where can I get the vaccine?
- At this time, we do not have locations for where you can receive the vaccine. When that information becomes available, we will be posting it on our website.
Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe?
- The COVID-19 vaccine has gone through rigorous testing standards that have been reviewed and approved by the FDA, CDC, and the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup for the approved uses.
If I had COVID-19, do I still need to get the vaccine?
- It is not yet clear how long a person who has had COVID-19 is immune to the coronavirus. If the immunity is not long lasting, a vaccination may be recommended to protect you from getting COVID-19 again.