COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 vaccines are available in North Carolina to everyone ages 16 and older.

What you should know:

  • The vaccine is free everywhere in North Carolina.
  • No photo ID or insurance is needed.
  • Depending on where you get your vaccine, you may need to make an appointment.
  • U.S. citizenship is not required or checked.
  • Are children able to get vaccinated? What about pregnant women? Find out the answers in our frequently asked questions about who can get a COVID-19 vaccine.


Find a vaccine provider near you

About Your Vaccination

Vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson are all available in North Carolina. The best vaccine is the first one available to you - all are tested, safe, and effective.

  • All approved vaccines have been proven to help prevent COVID-19 and are effective in preventing hospitalization and death. Some are given in one shot and others in two.
  • If your vaccine requires two shots, you will get a printed card and an email to remind you to come back 3 or 4 weeks later for your second dose.
  • You will receive a vaccination card with details about your shot. Your personal information is private and strictly confidential.


Before and after your vaccination

Need a ride?

Call your local transit agency for a free ride to your vaccine appointment. They serve all 100 North Carolina counties.

North Carolina's college basketball programs are asking you to take your COVID-19 shot

NCAA D1 basketball coaches from across North Carolina are encouraging their colleagues, teammates, students and fans to take their shot.


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