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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). As of August 1, 2024, this vaccine will no longer be available.
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.