COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters Versión en español Get an updated booster if you: Are 5 years old or older, and got your last booster or vaccine at least two months ago. This free booster offers the most up-to-date protection against the latest COVID-19 variants. It is the only booster available. Find an updated booster near you Zip Code Please enter a 5 digit zip code Age 5 years 6-11 years 12-17 years 18+ years Type Vaccine Booster Brand (Optional) Go The booster, like all COVID-19 vaccines, is safe to get alongside the annual flu vaccine. Get your flu vaccine now to build immunity before the virus spreads more widely in the late fall and winter. Booster doses are free for everyone. No insurance or doctor's note is needed. You'll need to know the dates of your vaccination and confirm what brand you got originally. Your paper vaccination card is helpful but may not be necessary. Free transportation may be available. You can take any brand of booster that is available to your age group, no matter what brand your initial vaccine was. Talk to a doctor, nurse or pharmacist if you have questions about what booster is right for you. Have more questions? Read our FAQs, call the NC COVID-19 Vaccine Help Center at 888-675-4567, or send us a message.