COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 vaccines are available in North Carolina to everyone ages 12 and older.

What you should know:

  • The vaccine is free everywhere in North Carolina. Everyone 18 and over can receive any of the three approved vaccines.
  • Those aged 12-17 may only receive the Pfizer vaccine. Use My Spot to find locations that carry the Pfizer vaccine.
  • No government-issued ID or insurance is needed.
  • Depending on where you get your vaccine, you may need to make an appointment.
  • Everyone can be vaccinated, regardless of their immigration status. Getting vaccinated will not affect your immigration status.
  • Read our frequently asked questions to learn more about vaccinations and what you can do after you’re vaccinated.
  • Get a $25 Summer Card in some counties when you get your vaccine or drive someone to their appointment.


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Need a ride?

Call your local transit agency for a free ride to your vaccine appointment. They serve all 100 North Carolina counties. Free Lyft rides are available in some cities though RIDE UNITED NC: call 844-771-RIDE (se habla español). Lyft will cover up to $15 and Uber will cover up to $25 each way for select vaccination sites.

Need the vaccine to come to you?

Check our list of vaccine providers who offer in-home service for those who are homebound.

Let's Bring Summer Back!

COVID-19 vaccines are our best shot to bring summer back and get everyone safely back to the people, places and activities they love. The Bringing Summer Back campaign is a fun, flexible, community-centered way to help every organization and individual stop the spread of COVID-19 by urging friends and neighbors to get vaccinated.

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