COVID 19 vaccination centers
COVID-19 is a pandemic that has affected the entire world impacting all aspects of life including travel, business, health, economy, and well being of the human race. A global effort to develop, and distribute effective vaccines is part of the fight against the pandemic.
COVID-19 vaccinations worldwide
List of available COVID 19 vaccines
In the United States, as of March 2nd, 2020, there are three COVID-19 vaccines approved using Emergency Use Authorization as noted below:
COVID-19 Vaccines Authorized for Emergency Use:
In other countries, there are many other vaccines approved including the following:
|Vaccine, developers/sponsors||Country of origin||Vaccine type|
|"Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (Comirnaty)|
|BioNTech, Pfizer"||United States, Germany||RNA vaccine (modRNA encapsulated in lipid nanoparticles)|
|"Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine|
|Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology"||Russia||Adenovirus vector vaccine (recombinant adenovirus type 5 and 26 vector)|
|"Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine (Covishield)|
|University of Oxford, AstraZeneca, CEPI"||United Kingdom||Adenovirus vector vaccine (modified chimpanzee adenovirus vector, ChAdOx1)|
|Sinopharm: Beijing Institute of Biological Products, Wuhan Institute of Biological Products"||China||Inactivated SARS‑CoV‑2 vaccine (vero cells)|
|Sinovac||China||Inactivated SARS‑CoV‑2 vaccine|
|Moderna COVID-19 vaccine|
|Moderna, NIAID, BARDA, CEPI"||United States||RNA vaccine (modRNA encapsulated in lipid nanoparticles)|
|"Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine|
|Janssen Pharmaceutica (Johnson & Johnson), BIDMC"||United States, Netherlands||Adenovirus vector vaccine (adenovirus serotype 26)|
|CanSino Biologics, Beijing Institute of Biotechnology of the Academy of Military Medical Sciences"||China||Adenovirus vector vaccine (recombinant adenovirus type 5 vector)|
|Vector Institute"||Russia||Peptide vaccine|
|"BBV152 (Covaxin) (India)|
|Bharat Biotech, Indian Council of Medical Research"||India||Inactivated SARS‑CoV‑2 vaccine|
|The Chumakov Centre at the Russian Academy of Sciences"||Russia||Inactivated SARS‑CoV‑2 vaccine|
There are many others in the various phases of clinical trials.
Sources and resources
Who should get the vaccine?
FDA authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 16 years of age and older, and the Moderna and Janssen COVID-19 vaccines for individuals 18 years of age and older.
The common side effects may include:
- Pain, swelling, or redness where the shot was given
- Feeling tired
- Muscle pain
- Joint pain
- Nausea or vomiting
- Feeling unwell
- Tender or swollen lymph nodes
- Had a severe allergic reaction to any ingredient in the vaccine - check the ingredients from the manufacturers)
- Had a severe reaction after a previous dose of the vaccine
- You should talk with your healthcare provider before getting vaccinated if you:
- Are sick, not feeling well, or have a fever
- Think you may have had a serious reaction to a vaccine in the past
- Have Allergies
- Have a bleeding disorder or are on a blood thinner
- Are immunocompromised or are taking medicine that affects your immune system
- Are planning to become pregnant, are pregnant, or are breastfeeding Have received another COVID-19 vaccine
COVID-19 vaccine center near you
We are building a global lists of COVID 19 vaccination centers and need your help in updating this list.
According to the CDC, COVID-19 vaccines have been tested in clinical trials to determine that they are highly effective in stimulating our bodies to develop immunity and protect us from the disease. Therefore, COVID-19 vaccines are a critical tool in stopping the pandemic, resuming normal life, and protecting ourselves and others from this disease.
- Lists of COVID vaccine sites in Africa
- Lists of COVID vaccine sites in Asia
- Lists of COVID vaccine sites in Europe
- Lists of COVID vaccine sites in North America
- Lists of COVID vaccine sites in Oceania
- Lists of COVID vaccine sites in South America
COVID vaccination sites in the United States
The COVID 19 vaccination programs in the United States are administered mostly by the respective states, counties, and or regions and not by a unified federal response, unlike in many other countries such as the United Kingdom. In an effort to serve the underserved areas, the CDC and the US Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) set up the Health Center COVID 19 Vaccine Program.
vaccinefinder.org is a website that lists and allows for you to search a COVID 19 vaccination center near you.
- COVID 19 vaccine site finder - USA from Boston Children's hospital
Other COVID vaccine finder resources
- latest vaccination data from one world in data
- Study:Long lasting immunity after COVID-19
- Worldwide cases of COVID-19 as of 17 April 2021
- Elsevier over 20,000 research articles on COVID-19
- WHO news brief