COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Key Points

  • COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective at preventing COVID-19 disease, especially severe illness and death
  • COVID-19 vaccines reduce the risk of people spreading the virus that causes COVID-19
  • After COVID-19 vaccination, you may have some side effects. These are normal signs that your body is building protection. The side effects from COVID-19 vaccination, such as tiredness, headache or chills, but they should go away in a few days
  • It typically takes 2 weeks after vaccination for the body to build protection (immunity) against the virus that causes COVID-19. You are not fully vaccinated until 2 weeks after the second dose of a 2-dose vaccine, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine
  • Vaccines are widely accessible in the United States and are available for everyone

Authorized Vaccines


Authorized for ages 12+

Pfizer requires 2 doses that are 21 days apart


Authorized for ages 18+

Moderna requires 2 doses that are 28 days apart


Authorized for ages 18+

Janssen requires 1 dose

Vaccine Locations

Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination

If you or a loved one are homebound, you can signup to receive a COVID-19 vaccine by sending a request by email to or call 866-779-6121. Please include the vaccine recipient's name, address where the vaccine will be administered, and a valid phone number.

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For information about the COVID-19 in Brevard and resources available to people who are impacted, call 2-1-1 between 8am and 6pm.

Or text your ZIP code to 898211 between 9am and midnight.

Vaccine Resources