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Army Spc. Angel Laureano holds a vial of the vaccine.Army Spc. Angel Laureano holds a vial of the vaccine.By: U.S. Secretary of Defense

How to Get the Vaccine

1. When You Can Get It

Find out when you are eligible to get vaccinated. Older people and essential workers can receive the vaccine first but requirements vary from state to state. Availability of vaccines and workers to administer also slows things down.

2. Where to Get It

The vaccine is available at a wide range of locations due to the importance including all major drugstores & pharmacies like Walgreens & CVS. Appointments are required at first when supplies are low but later walk-ins will be welcome.

3. How to Register

Find out how to register for an appointment ahead of time to make sure you can get the vaccine when you are eligible as availability is low and bookings usually fill up quickly.

4. Getting the Vaccine Shot

Learn the process of getting the vaccine including what to bring, how long you might have to wait, how it feels to get the shot and possible immediate side effects.

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