Vaccine Information

The Craven County Health Department is vaccinating individuals 5 years of age and older.  

COVID-19 vaccinations are free. 

Children ages 5 to 11 can now receive a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. See the Frequently Asked Questions page for more details.

Individuals who are immunocompromised and received the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines can now receive an additional dose to better protect themselves from COVID-19.  The additional dose should be given at least 28 days after completing the initial two-dose series. 

Boosters doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are now available to all North Carolinians 18 and older. Booster doses of Pfizer and Moderna should be given at least 6 months after completing the initial two-dose series. A booster dose of J&J should be given at least 2 months after receiving the single shot. Please note that the Craven County Health Department does not administer the J&J vaccine. 

Booster shots are available anywhere COVID-19 vaccines are available. People do not need a doctor's note to get a booster shot and may self-attest to eligibility. 

See the Frequently Asked Questions  page for detailed information about who is eligible for additional/booster doses. You can also use this Booster Eligibility Tool to see if you are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot.

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Please call the COVID-19 vaccine call center at 252-636-6693 to schedule your vaccine appointment. 

Call center hours are Monday - Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

  • You must be at least 5 years of age to receive the Pfizer vaccine.  Parental consent must be given for anyone under 16 years of age. The Parental Consent Form can be found here.                                 .                    
  • You must be at least 18 years of age to receive the Moderna vaccine.
  • We are not offering the Johnson and Johnson vaccine at this time.


Resources: 

State Vaccine Locator

National Vaccine Locator

 Moderna Vaccine Information 

 Pfizer Vaccine Information

NCDHHS COVID-19 Vaccine Plan

COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions                  

CDC Vaccine Information