Where can I get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster shot?
All Albertsons Companies pharmacies offer COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots.
When can I get a COVID booster?
Most individuals 5+ are eligible for a booster dose five months after completing their 2nd dose. However, immunocompromised individuals are eligible for an additional booster three months after their 3rd dose. Anyone 50+ or 12+ and immunocompromised or received Janssen COVID-19 vaccine as their first dose and booster dose is now recommended to receive a 2nd booster vaccination of Pfizer or Moderna four months after their 1st booster.
Can I get a 2nd COVID booster?
You are recommended to receive a second booster shot of Pfizer or Moderna 4 months after your first booster if:
- You are 50+
- You are 18-49 and received Johnson & Johnson as your first dose and booster dose
- You are 12+ and immunocompromised
Which COVID vaccines are offered at Safeway pharmacy?
All Safeway pharmacies are federal partners and offer the vaccines supplied by the federal government, including Pfizer and Moderna.
How long does the COVID-19 vaccine last?
Data has not been published on the persistence of booster doses, so that length of time is currently unknown. However, studies have shown that vaccine efficacy wanes over time.
Are Safeway pharmacy COVID vaccines FDA approved?
Yes. Our pharmacy only uses vaccines approved for use under an FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA).
Are there side effects to the COVID-19 vaccine?
All vaccines have side effects, which vary from person to person. Some of the most common side effects are fever, injection site pain, swelling and/or redness, fatigue, headache, muscle pain, chills and nausea.
Can I make an appointment for a COVID vaccine or booster at Safeway pharmacy?
Yes, all eligible individuals can schedule an appointment online.
How do I reschedule or cancel my appointment at Safeway pharmacy?
Use the link in your confirmation email or text message to reschedule or cancel your appointment.
How do I schedule my second dose at Safeway pharmacy?
You can use the online scheduler to make your appointment.
Can I get my COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as other vaccines at Safeway pharmacy?
Yes, since there is no interaction between the COVID-19 vaccine and other vaccines, it is safe and effective to get multiple vaccines in one appointment.
Is the COVID vaccine available for kids at Safeway pharmacy?
Yes, kids aged 5+ are eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines and boosters by appointment.