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Who Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

The following groups can take the COVID-19 vaccine as indicated below:

  • People 18 years and older, who are not in their 1st trimester of pregnancy and in who it is not contraindicated.
  • Breastfeeding mothers should ONLY take the Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccine at this time.
  • Pregnant women in their 2nd and 3rd trimester should ONLY receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine. Pregnant women in their 1st trimester should not take the COVID-19 vaccine at this time.
  • People 12 to 18 years of age may receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. No other vaccine is currently recommended for persons below 18 years old. CLICK HERE for more information.

While it is intended that all persons who fall within the recommended categories should get the COVID-19 vaccine, the COVID-19 vaccine will be administered in phases based on level of risk and exposure to the disease.

Learn about who should NOT get the COVID-19 Vaccine

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