Are the vaccines FDA approved?

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is fully FDA approved for individuals ages 18 and older and is available under emergency use authorization for individuals 5 years of age and older as well as a single booster dose for individuals 12 years of age and older at least five months after completing a primary series of the vaccine. Learn more here


The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is available under emergency use authorization for individuals ages 18 and older as well as a single booster dose for individuals 18 years of age and older at least five months after completing a primary series of the vaccine. Learn more here


The Jassen (Johnson&Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine is available under emergency use authorization as a single primary vaccination dose for individuals 18 years of age and older and as a single booster dose for individuals 18 years of age and older at least two months after completing primary vaccination with the vaccine. Learn more here

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1. Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe?
2. What are the ingredients in the COVID-19 vaccine?
3. How do COVID-19 vaccines work?
4. Which COVID-19 vaccine should I get?
5. How long does it take to be fully protected after receiving the vaccine?
6. Will I have a positive COVID-19 test after getting the vaccine?
7. Do I still need to wear a mask after getting the COVID-19 vaccine?
8. If I’ve been vaccinated and was exposed to someone who has COVID-19, do I need to quarantine?
9. Can the COVID-19 vaccine help me even if I've already been affected by COVID-19?
10. Can I get my flu shot at the same times as my COVID shot?
11. Can women who are pregnant get the COVID-19 vaccine?
12. Why was I told to wait a month after getting the vaccine before getting a mammogram?
13. How do COVID-19 vaccines protect the community?
14. Does the vaccine have any side effects?
15. What is V-safe?
16. How much does the vaccine cost?
17. Are the vaccines FDA approved?
18. How were the vaccines tested?