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COVID Vaccine

Updated March 1, 2021

  • People 65 and Older: Make a first-dose vaccine appointment. Call 385-468-7468 if you prefer to not schedule online; please be prepared for long wait times if you choose to call.

  • People 16+ who have a qualifying medical condition: Learn when and how to make a first-dose vaccine appointment. Note that people under 18 will require parental consent at the time of vaccination, and they are only eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine.

  • Healthcare Workers: We no longer have first-dose appointments for healthcare workers. You may be vaccinated by a local pharmacy listed below under Other Sources for Vaccine.

  • Second Doses: You will have the opportunity to make your second-dose appointment at the time you receive your first dose. If you did not schedule your second dose at the time of your first dose, call 385-468-7468. The appointment line is staffed Monday through Friday from 8am to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm. You may only schedule your second dose AFTER you've received your first dose.

  • Other Sources for Vaccine: Some Salt Lake County locations of the below retail pharmacies are offering vaccine to the eligible priority groups.
When and where can I be vaccinated?
Because Utah currently has a limited supply of COVID vaccine, the Utah Department of Health is prioritizing who will receive the vaccine when.

Safety and Efficacy

In the United States, there are many steps in place to make sure vaccines are safe and effective. These steps include clinical trials and reviews by many independent scientists, medical professionals, and public health experts. The COVID vaccine has undergone these rigorous steps, just like all vaccines; no steps were skipped or rushed. Learn more at ThisIsOurShot.com

Cost

There is no cost to you to be vaccinated. If you have health insurance, vaccine providers (including Salt Lake County Health Department) may bill your insurance a vaccine administration fee. If you do not have insurance, you will not be charged.

Precautions

It is important to continue following COVID precautions even after you've been vaccinated; it can take time after vaccination for the body to build its immune response. We will also need a large portion of our population vaccinated before we can begin phasing out face coverings, social distancing, and other infection prevention precautions—and that will take several months.