Who Is Not Eligible For The Covid-19 Vaccine?

COVID-19Common questionWho is not eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine?Children younger than age 5 years are not eligible to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine at this time unless part of a clinical trial. Children and adolescents younger than age 18 years are not eligible to receive the Moderna or Janssen COVID-19 vaccines at this time.

Interim Clinical Considerations for Use of COVID-19 Vaccines

Can I get the COVID-19 vaccine if I have an underlying condition?

People with underlying medical conditions can receive a COVID-19 vaccine as long as they have not had an immediate or severe allergic reaction to a COVID-19 vaccine or to any of the ingredients in the vaccine. Learn more about vaccination considerations for people with underlying medical conditions. Vaccination is an important consideration for adults of any age with certain underlying medical conditions because they are at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19.

Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination

Should you get the COVID-19 vaccine if you are obese?

The Obesity Society strongly recommends that people with obesity get a COVID-19 vaccine. There is clear evidence that the effectiveness of the approved vaccines is similar in patients with or without obesity. All three FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccines are equally effective.

Living with Obesity? Get Your COVID Vaccine Now, Experts Say

Who is eligible to take the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine?

1. The Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine is authorized for use in individuals 18 years of age and older.

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine EUA Fact Sheet for Health Care Providers

Who should not take the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine?

If you have had a severe allergic reaction to any ingredient in the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (such as polyethylene glycol), you should not get this vaccine. If you had a severe allergic reaction after getting a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, you should not get another dose of an mRNA vaccine.

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Overview and Safety

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