COVID-19 Vaccine

Updated: 3/16/2022 at 12:20 p.m.

Who Is Eligible For The Vaccine

All Pennsylvanians age 5 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. As of November 2, 2021, with parental consent, children ages 5 - 11 may receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more about the pediatric vaccine.

COVID Booster Shots

All adults in Pennsylvania and children ages 12 and older are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine booster. Based on CDC recommendation, everyone 18 and older can schedule a booster dose five months after receiving their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna or two months after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Vaccine You Received
Who Should Get A Booster
When To Get A Booster
Which Booster  Can You Get
Pfizer-BioNTech
Everyone 12 years and olderAt least 5 months after your second dosePfizer-BioNTEch or Moderna.* Teens 12-17 may only get Pfizer-BioNtech booster.
ModernaAdults 18 years and olderAt least 5 months after your second dosePfizer-BioNTech or Moderna
Johnson & JohnsonAdults 18 years and olderAt least 2 months after being vaccinatedPfizer-BioNTech or Moderna*

*mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines are preferred in most situations

Vaccine Providers In Cumberland County

To find a vaccine provider near you, use the interactive map at www.vaccines.gov, text your ZIP code to 438829, or call 1.800.232.0233.

  • Rabbittransit is offering free rides to COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Schedule a ride.

Will The Vaccine Protect Me

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, vaccines are safe and effective and the best way to protect  you and those around you from serious illnesses.

Looking for a replacement COVID-19 vaccine card?

The PA Department of Health can help by sending you a record of your immunizations. Please visit the PA-SIIS page and complete the Authorization for Release of Immunizations Records Form.

Useful Resources

Volunteer to Help

Want to help with Pennsylvania's COVID-19 response or another public health emergency? Follow these video instructions and sign up to volunteer here.

Have a question about the COVID-19 vaccine? 

Call the PA Health Hotline at 1.877.724.3258

Information on this page provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and CDC.