Create a Website Account - Manage notification subscriptions, save form progress and more.
Show All Answers
The number of doses needed depends on which vaccine you receive and whether you are immunocompromised. To get the most protection for the general public:
Two Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses should be given 3 weeks (21 days) apart.
Two Moderna vaccine doses should be given 1 month (28 days) apart.
If you receive a vaccine that requires two doses, you should get your second shot as close to the recommended interval as possible. However, your second dose may be given up to 6 weeks (42 days) after the first dose, if necessary. You should not get the second dose earlier than the recommended interval.
No. People with COVID-19 who have symptoms should wait to be vaccinated until they have recovered from their illness and have met the criteria for discontinuing isolation; those without symptoms should also wait until they meet the criteria before getting vaccinated. This guidance also applies to people who get COVID-19 before getting their second dose of vaccine.