Vaccine Q&As

Last updated 4/12/2022

COVID-19 vaccines protect against severe illness, hospitalization and death. A safe, effective, free COVID-19 vaccine is available to everyone ages 5 and older. Everyone ages 12 and older should also get a COVID-19 booster for added protection. A second booster dose is available for people at higher risk. The vaccine paired with other daily health habits like wearing a mask, is our best protection against COVID-19.