Are COVID-19 vaccines free?
FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccines are distributed for free by states and local communities. You cannot buy COVID-19 vaccines online. You do not need to pay any out-of-pocket costs to get an authorized COVID-19 vaccine — not before, during, or after your appointment.
Is it safe to vaccinate 12 year olds with Pfizer?
Most children aged 12 to 15 can safely get the vaccine. But a vaccine is not recommended if your child: has had a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) in the past, including to any other vaccine or medication.
What are the chances of getting Covid-19 after vaccine?
There is a small chance of getting COVID-19 after vaccination, but the shot does reduce a person’s chances of being hospitalized, which health experts say is the most important thing. “They should not assume that being vaccinated gives them 100% protection — it does not,” Weiss said.
How much does a COVID-19 test cost?
COVID-19 tests are available at no cost nationwide at health centers and select pharmacies. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act ensures that COVID-19 testing is free to anyone in the U.S., including the uninsured. Additional testing sites may be available in your area.
Who is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine?
Everyone 12 years of age and older is now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination. Get a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as you can. Widespread vaccination is a critical tool to help stop the pandemic.
Should my 12 year old get Covid vaccine?
Getting vaccinated is particularly recommended if your child is aged 12 to 15 and: has a health condition that puts them at higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19. lives with someone who is at higher risk of COVID-19.
Can children get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine?
Learn more about what you and your child or teen can do when you have been fully vaccinated. Children 12 years and older are able to get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine.
When can young children get Covid vaccine?
Right now, only children 12 and older can get a COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S. Studies underway at multiple sites are gathering data to see if the vaccine can be given to children as young as 6 months.