COVID-19 Vaccines

The COVID-19 vaccine will help keep you from getting COVID-19. All COVID-19 vaccines currently available in the United States have been shown to be highly effective at preventing COVID-19. Getting vaccinated yourself may also protect people around you, particularly people at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19.

The COVID‑19 vaccines do not use the live virus and cannot give you COVID‑19. It will help protect you by creating an immune response without having to feel sick. Please remember: 

  • Do not show up at a hospital or clinic looking for vaccine.
  • Instead, please check their website for information about vaccine availability. Call if the website does not answer your questions.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Availability Map
  • Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
  • All COVID-19 vaccines currently available in the United States have shown to be highly effective at preventing COVID-19.
  • All COVID-19 vaccines that are in development are being carefully evaluated in clinical trials and will be authorized or approved only if they make it substantially less likely you’ll get COVID-19.
  • Based on what we know about vaccines for other diseases and early data from clinical trials, experts believe that getting a COVID-19 vaccine may also help keep you from getting seriously ill even if you do get COVID-19.
  • Getting vaccinated yourself may also protect people around you, particularly people at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19.
  • Experts continue to conduct more studies about the effect of COVID-19 vaccination on severity of illness from COVID-19, as well as its ability to keep people from spreading the virus that causes COVID-19.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine and Pregnancy

If you are pregnant and part of a group recommended to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, you may choose to be vaccinated. Talk to a healthcare provider in order to make an informed decision about whether or not to be vaccinated. Even if you have received the COVID-19 vaccine, it’s important to continue take steps described above to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

For more information on COVID-19 Vaccine and pregnancy, click here.

Remember; do not show up at a hospital or clinic looking for vaccine. Instead, please check their website for information about vaccine availability. Call if the website does not answer your questions.

Covid-19 Vaccine Information Resources