Vaccine Information

The Craven County Health Department is vaccinating individuals 6 months of age and older.  

COVID-19 vaccinations are free. 

Children ages 6 months and older can now receive a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. 

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

UPDATE: An updated COVID-19 booster is now available for people 5 and older, two months after they finish their primary series or any booster dose. It offers the most up-to-date protection against the latest Omicron variants. Omicron is the most common form of COVID-19. 

The booster, like all COVID-19 vaccines, is safe to get alongside the annual flu vaccine. People should get their flu vaccine as early as this month to build up immunity before the virus becomes widespread in late fall and winter.  

You can get an updated booster if:

  • You are 5 years old or older, and
  • You got your last booster or vaccine at least two months ago. 

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 to see if you are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot.

            

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.

  • Individuals that receive the Pfizer vaccine will need parental consent if they are under 16 years of age and if they are receiving a booster and are 16 or 17 years of age. The Parental Consent Form can be found here.                                                   
  • Moderna vaccine is only available to individuals 6 months to five years of age and individuals 18 years of age and older. Parental consent must be give for those that are 6 months to five years of age. 
  • We are not offering the Johnson and Johnson vaccine at this time.


Resources:

State Vaccine Locator

Pfizer Vaccine Information (6mos - 4 years)

NCDHHS COVID-19 Vaccine Plan

COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions                  

CDC Vaccine Information

Parental Consent Form