How can I get a copy of my COVID-19 vaccination record card?
If you have lost your CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record card or don’t have a copy, contact your vaccination provider directly to access your vaccination record. If you cannot contact your vaccination provider site directly, contact your state health department’s immunization information system (IIS).
How do I know if I’ve been fully vaccinated if I was vaccinated in another country?
Is it normal to have side effects after second COVID-19 vaccine?
Can you still get COVID-19 after vaccine?
How do I transfer my proof of vaccination from another country to get a proof of vaccination card in the United States?
CDC does not keep vaccination records or determine how vaccination records are used. To update your records with vaccines you received while outside of the United States, you may:
- Contact the immunization information system (IIS) in your state. You can find state IIS information on the CDC website.
- Contact your healthcare provider or your local or state immunization program through your state’s health department.
The CDC-labeled white COVID-19 Vaccination Record Cards are only issued to people vaccinated in the United States. CDC recommends you keep your documentation of being vaccinated in the other country as proof of vaccination. CDC also recommends checking with your primary care provider or state health department for options to document your vaccination status domestically.
How long will it take to build immunity after getting the COVID-19 vaccine?
Do I need to wear a mask if I have been vaccinated for COVID-19?
What does the COVID-19 vaccine do in your body?
Does the COVID-19 vaccine reduce the risk of asymptomatic infection?
How long after the COVID-19 booster are you protected?
Will getting a COVID-19 vaccine cause me to test positive for COVID-19 on a viral test?
No. None of the authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines cause you to test positive on viral tests, which are used to see if you have a current infection.
If your body develops an immune response to vaccination, which is the goal, you may test positive on some antibody tests. Antibody tests indicate you had a previous infection and that you may have some level of protection against the virus.
Learn more about the possibility of COVID-19 illness after vaccination
Can I get reinfected with COVID-19 after I have been vaccinated in Kentucky?
Is there a difference between a booster and COVID-19 vaccine?
Are booster shots the same formulation as existing vaccines? Yes. COVID-19 booster shots are the same formulation as the current COVID-19 vaccines. However, in the case of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine booster shot, it is half the dose of the vaccine people get for their initial series.
How long do COVID-19 spike proteins last in the body?
How does the COVID-19 vaccine boost your immune system?
Is it better to get a booster of a different COVID-19 vaccine?
What is a COVID-19 booster shot?
Do I really need a COVID-19 vaccine booster?
Should I mix and match my COVID-19 booster shot?
Can I choose which COVID-19 vaccine to take as a booster shot?
You may choose which COVID-19 vaccine you receive as a booster shot. Some people may have a preference for the vaccine type that they originally received, and others may prefer to get a different booster. CDC’s recommendations now allow for this type of mix and match dosing for booster shots.
Why are Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine side effects worse after the second shot?
Side effects from both the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines are more common after the second dose. This is because your immune system recognizes the virus spike protein from the first dose of the vaccine and mounts a stronger response.