As with any medical information, it’s best to check with your doctor to see what’s right for you. He or she knows your medical history and has your best interest at heart.

The number of shots can vary depending on a person’s age and underlying health conditions. It is recommended everyone 6 months and older complete a primary series of vaccines, which in most cases is two doses. It is recommended that most people receive a bivalent booster if it has been at least two months since their initial vaccination/booster.

Click here for a simple tool to help you determine when it’s time for your next COVID-19 vaccine.

Currently, there is research being done to see how long the protection from these shots lasts. Some people think that it’s possible that COVID shots may turn out to be like flu shots, needed annually. But, more studies are needed before any new recommendations are given.

Source: (CDC)

Updated 12/12/2022