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COVID-19 vaccines

Learn about the COVID-19 vaccines, doses, side effects, and safety.

Disease it protects from

Approved vaccines


The following vaccines are available in Alberta:
  • Moderna SpikeVax XBB.1.5 mRNA vaccine
  • Pfizer-BioNTech XBB.1.5 mRNA vaccine (may not be available at all sites)
  • Novavax Nuvaxovid XBB.1.5 protein-based vaccine (only available at certain Alberta Health Services public health and community health centres)
These vaccines are made to give more protection against the COVID-19 variants that are currently spreading.


All Albertans 6 months of age and older are eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

For more information on the latest COVID-19 vaccine eligibility information, visit the Government of Alberta website.

Get the vaccine

COVID-19 vaccines are free. Find out where you can get a COVID-19 vaccine.

Help children understand COVID-19

This fun and engaging game provides children and youth the opportunity to defend their health and those around them by understanding the importance of protecting themselves against the COVID-19 beast.

Current as of: January 2, 2024
Author: Provincial Immunization Program, Alberta Health Services
Our work takes place on historical and contemporary Indigenous lands, including the territories of Treaty 6, Treaty 7 & Treaty 8 and the homeland of the Métis Nation of Alberta and 8 Métis Settlements. We also acknowledge the many Indigenous communities that have been forged in urban centres across Alberta.