COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for everyone age 6 months and older in the US, including pregnant or breastfeeding individuals.

COVID-19 can make some children very sick and in some cases, complications from COVID-19 can lead to hospitalization or even death.

The following information addresses frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines.

Information about COVID-19 vaccines changes rapidly. View the latest information on COVID-19 vaccination from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

For more information, view Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines

Updated September 2023

Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration