Eligible individuals can schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment at select Walgreens locations. New appointments are made available approximately every 2 hours each day from 7 a.m.‐5 p.m. CDT. Walk-in appointments are also available.
- Click “Schedule vaccine” at the top of this page, then click “Schedule new appointment”
- Check appointment availability in your area
- Log in, create a Walgreens pharmacy account, or use guest scheduling. A parent or legal guardian must complete registration for minors under the age of 13 as our sites are not intended for minors under the age of 13. Account creation is subject to age restriction.
- Confirm your eligibility by answering screening questions
- Schedule your appointments for your first and second doses (if applicable)†
Once you schedule your appointments, you’ll receive a confirmation and vaccination consent form via email. Bring the completed vaccination consent form to your scheduled appointment (or fill it out in store). A parent or guardian must be present at appointments for all minors.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services states that people without health insurance or whose insurance does not provide coverage of COVID-19 vaccines can get a COVID-19 vaccine at no cost with health plan or government program coverage.
What are the side effects of COVID-19 vaccines?
According to the CDC and FDA, adverse reactions are usually mild to moderate in intensity and resolve within a few days. The most common adverse reactions reported after vaccination in clinical studies included:
- Pain at injection site
- Muscle pain
- Joint pain
- Injection site swelling
- Injection site redness
- Swollen lymph nodes
- Which COVID-19 vaccine is better?
- No vaccine has been determined to be better than another overall. All FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccines have been found to be safe and effective. Health officials advise qualifying individuals to get vaccinated with whichever vaccine is available.
Are COVID-19 vaccines safe?
Vaccines have played an important role in protecting the health and safety of communities and nations throughout history. As a critical resource for care in our communities, Walgreens will remain focused on providing safe and convenient access to COVID-19 vaccines.
- Do COVID-19 vaccines work against variants?
- Scientists are working to learn more about how easily the COVID-19 variants might spread, whether they could cause more severe illness, and whether currently authorized vaccines will protect people against them. At this time, there is no evidence that these variants cause more severe illness or increased risk of death.
Is the COVID-19 vaccine approved by the FDA?
The FDA has granted Emergency Use Authorization for three COVID-19 vaccines developed by Johnson & Johnson (Janssen), Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna
- Can I choose which COVID-19 vaccine I receive at Walgreens?
- When scheduling an appointment, you’ll be able to see which manufacturer is being offered for a specific appointment date: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson (Janssen). If the location you have selected is not offering your preferred manufacturer, you have the option to view additional locations and the manufacturer they are offering that day for your appointment. Vaccine availability varies by Walgreens location and not all may be available in all areas.
- Which COVID-19 vaccines are available?
- The FDA has granted Emergency Use Authorization for three COVID-19 vaccines developed by Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech and Johnson & Johnson (Janssen). Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are authorized for adults 18 and older. Pfizer-BioNTech is authorized for adults as well as children 12 and older.
- Can I get the COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as my other immunizations?
- Yes. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has approved administering the COVID-19 vaccine alongside other immunizations.
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