The COVID-19 vaccine is currently being offered at no cost to everyone ages 6 months and older.
Three COVID-19 vaccines are authorized or approved for use in the United States to prevent COVID-19. Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna (COVID-19 mRNA vaccines) are preferred.
Pfizer BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are now available to children and adults ages 6 months and older (as of 6/18/22).
Adults over the age of 18 may get Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine in some situations. Visit CDC’s Frequently Asked Questions Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations for more information.
Pfizer BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are now available to children and adults ages 6 months and older (as of 6/18/22)
According to the Food and Drug Administration, the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is administered as a primary series of two doses, one month apart, to individuals 6 months through 17 years of age. The vaccine is also authorized to provide a third primary series dose at least one month following the second dose for individuals in this age group who have been determined to have certain kinds of immunocompromise.
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is administered as a primary series of three doses in which the initial two doses are administered three weeks apart followed by a third dose administered at least eight weeks after the second dose in individuals 6 months through 4 years of age.
COVID-19 Vaccine Resources from the Centers for Disease Control
Information Specific to Children and Teens
General Vaccine Information
Do you have a question for one of our Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers?
Call our Barnstable County COVID-19 Helpline at (774) 330-3001. We will be responding to voicemail Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM.
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