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Facts about the COVID-19 Vaccines for adults

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Fact sheet on COVID-19 vaccinations for adults

Learn the facts so you can make an informed decision.

Currently, there are three approved COVID-19 vaccines available in the United States. The CDC recommends that you get the first available vaccine and not wait for a specific brand. All three vaccines are safe, effective, and reduce your risk of getting COVID-19.

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Dec. 11, 2020, the Moderna vaccine was approved for emergency use on Dec. 18, 2020, and the Johnson and Johnson’s Jansen vaccine was approved for emergency use on Feb. 27, 2021. The development of additional safe and effective vaccines is also underway.

Getting your vaccine is safe, easy, and currently free. Learn more about scheduling your vaccination.

Read several facts about these vaccines below or download and print the full fact sheet.