Member Updates & Information

Keeping You in The Know

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech (Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccine, named Comirnaty, for individuals ages 16 and older. The FDA also granted emergency use authorization of the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 to 15. The Moderna Vaccine/Spikevax COVID-19 Vaccine (Spikevax) and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are also approved for emergency use.

As of December 2021, the CDC has updated its recommendations for COVID-19 vaccines with a preference for people to receive an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer and Spikevax). Read CDC’s media statement.

CareFirst members will pay $0 for any authorized vaccine, regardless of manufacturer.

COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

Get the latest information about the COVID-19 vaccinations as well as updates on where, when and how they’re being made available.