If I get the vaccine, am I immune to COVID-19?

Not quite. Getting your vaccine will build your immunity, which can lower your risk of getting and spreading COVID-19. Your vaccine will also greatly reduce your risk of developing serious illness or death related to COVID-19.

Your greatest level of immunity will be 14 days after receiving a COVID vaccine.

Immunity can fade with time so to keep your immunity level high, stay up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccines and boosters.  Everyone 6 months and older is eligible for one updated bivalent COVID-19 booster 2 months after your last COVID-19 vaccine or any previous booster.  Those 65 and older are eligible for a second bivalent COVID-19 booster 4 months after the first bivalent booster and those that are immunocompromised are eligible for a second bivalent COVID-19 booster 2 months after the first bivalent booster.

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1. Where can I get a vaccine?
2. Can children receive the vaccine?
3. Where can I get more information about COVID-19 vaccines?
4. Why should I get the vaccine?
5. What are the side effects from the vaccine?
6. How do I know the vaccine is safe?
7. Will the vaccine give me COVID-19? Or make me sick?
8. If I get the vaccine, am I immune to COVID-19?
9. What will the vaccine cost?
10. If I’ve been diagnosed with COVID-19, can I still get the vaccine?
11. Can I get the vaccine if I have COVID or have had another vaccine recently?
12. What is a booster dose?
13. Do I need to have an appointment to get a vaccine?