Children's Hospital Colorado

COVID Vaccine FAQs

It’s natural to have questions about the new COVID vaccines and COVID-19. From how long the vaccine lasts to where to get the COVID vaccine, we’ve compiled coronavirus facts and COVID vaccine FAQs to help.

COVID-19 vaccines and children

Side effects

Risks of complications

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Vaccines and variants

Booster shots

Getting vaccinated after illness or exposure

How COVID vaccines work and what’s in them

Long-term effects

COVID vaccine development and authorization

How to get vaccinated

Additional questions

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Important note: We cannot provide medical advice through this website. If you have a specific question about your health and how the vaccines may affect you, please ask your personal doctor. Questions seeking personal medical advice will not be answered. We’re happy to help you find answers to general questions that can help everyone make an informed decision about getting the vaccine.

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