A review of the week's key data from CDC's COVID Data Tracker, narrative interpretations, and visualizations.
Answers to commonly asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines, including vaccine cost, availability, and types.
CDC reports COVID-19 vaccination data online on COVID Data Tracker and in vaccination datasets.
COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. Millions of people in the United States have received COVID-19 vaccines, and these vaccines will undergo the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history. CDC recommends you get a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as you are eligible. Adverse events described on this page have been reported to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS).
CDC recommends that moderately or severely immunocompromised people receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least four weeks after a second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
people who are up to date with their vaccines are well protected from serious illness or other health outcomes.
COVID-19 Pre-exposure Prophylaxis
CDC is analyzing healthcare data, partnering with clinicians, and working with researchers to learn more about post-COVID conditions (Long COVID).
Operational guidance on COVID-19 prevention for K-12 schools and Early Care and Education (ECE)/childcare programs
COVID-19 can make children and teens very sick and sometimes requires hospitalization. Help protect children ages 5 years and older by getting them vaccinated against COVID-19.
Children and teens may have some side effects after getting their COVID-19 vaccine, but they should go away within a few days.