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COVID-19 Vaccine

Who's Eligible?

Children ages 6 months through adults are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Alabama.

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is authorized for ages 6 months and older and has been federally approved for individuals ages 16 and older. The Moderna vaccine is authorized for ages 6 months and older and has been federally approved for individuals ages 18 and older. Both the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and the new Novavax vaccines have been authorized for adults ages 18 and older.

Please check vaccines.gov or contact the provider to determine which vaccines are offered before scheduling your appointment. All county health departments offer COVID-19 vaccine, but some locations do not have all brands available. All county health departments offer age-eligible vaccine products for free. Contact your county health department for availability.

Boosters

For information on boosters, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Get Vaccinated

  • COVID-19 vaccine is widely available at county health departments, select retail pharmacy locations, and other providers throughout the state. To find a COVID-19 vaccine clinic near you, text your zip code to 438829 or visit vaccines.gov.

  • You can view a list of all vaccine providers and our vaccine clinics using our Vaccine Clinic Dashboard or COVID-19 Table.

  • Eligible Alabamians can receive a COVID-19 vaccine through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program at select Costco, CVS, Sam's Club, Walgreens, and Walmart locations, among others, across the state.

  • Localizador de vacunas de los CDC en WhatsApp disponible en español.

  • In collaboration with ADPH, the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is assisting many in our state in seeking vaccine appointments or locations. If you are a close contact of someone who was positively diagnosed with COVID-19, you may receive a telephone call from a UAB representative.

Vaccination Cards

If you need to obtain a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination card, you will need to make your request providing ALL of the following information: full name, date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy), phone number with area code, complete mailing address, and location where vaccines were provided via email: vaxcards@adph.state.al.us, by telephone: (334) 206-5100, or by contacting an Alabama county health department if COVID-19 vaccines were received in Alabama.

Additional Information About COVID-19

For more information about COVID-19 in Alabama, visit Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

For general COVID-19 questions, call 1-800-270-7268 or email covid19info@adph.state.al.us. Telephone calls are answered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Interpreters are available.

This continues to be a rapidly evolving situation. The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is providing updated information and guidance on this website, as well as on Facebook and Twitter, as it becomes available.





Page last updated: July 25, 2022