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?
If you’re 12 or older and have completed the primary COVID-19 vaccine series and are 2+ months from your most recent COVID-19 dose, you can receive the updated booster now. The updated booster is not available for children aged 5-11. The CDC currently recommends children 5-11 receive a COVID-19 monovalent (original formulation) booster 5+ months after their initial series.
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's COVID vaccines authorized by the FDA?
Yes, our pharmacists only administer vaccines authorized for use by the FDA.
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.
Can I get my COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as other vaccines at Safeway pharmacy?
Yes, the vaccine may be administered with other vaccines. In fact, the CDC recommends getting the updated COVID-19 booster at the same time as your annual flu shot.
Is the COVID vaccine available for kids at Safeway pharmacies?
Yes, we offer COVID-19 vaccines and monovalent boosters for children aged 3+ by appointment.