COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
On this page are frequently asked questions (FAQs) about COVID-19 vaccines authorized and available across Texas.
Boosters & Additional Primary Doses
Additional Primary Doses for the Immunocompromised
Pregnant & Recently Pregnant People
Children & Teens
Vaccine Availability in Texas
Myocarditis and Pericarditis after Vaccination
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Safety Information
Note: On December 16, 2021, CDC updated its recommendations with a preference for people to receive an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer and Moderna) over J&J. However, public health experts continue to say that getting any vaccine is better than being unvaccinated. J&J vaccine will remain available for people who are unable or unwilling to get an mRNA vaccine.
Effectiveness & Immunity
Vaccine Provider FAQs
See the COVID-19 Vaccine Provider FAQs for answers to common questions for vaccinators in Texas.
General COVID-19 FAQs
See the COVID-19 FAQs for answers to general questions about COVID-19.
COVID-19 Variant FAQs
See the COVID-19 Variant FAQs for answers to common questions about the variants of COVID-19, including the Delta and Omicron variants.