Eligibility for 1st Dose
Considering getting your first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine? Everyone age 6 months and up is eligible for a free COVID-19 vaccine.
Doctors strongly recommend the vaccines. We trust the safety and effectiveness of the vaccines approved for use in Canada. If you want more information about the vaccines, see our vaccine answers page for answers from physicians to common questions, or talk to your doctor.
Children 6 Months to 4 years old: As of July 2022, the Moderna Spikevax vaccine has been approved and is now available for this age group. As of August 5, 2022, all children in this age group are now eligible.
Please note: Children must be 6 months old at the time of their immunization appointment.