Coronavirus Vaccination

What do I need to know?

Vaccination against COVID-19 is an effective way to prevent severe to fatal infection courses with Coronavirus. However, there are many questions surrounding vaccination- we try to address the most crucial ones here. The information you will find on this page has been checked for accuracy and will be updated if anything changes. We must all work together to prevent vaccine myths from spreading.

What do I need to know?

Can I get vaccinated against COVID?

Shall I get vaccinated?

Do I have to get vaccinated against COVID-19?

When am I considered “fully vaccinated” („vollständig geimpft“)?

Can I get a booster jab?

When Am I considered "Boosted"?

What do I have to know about children getting vaccinated?

Where can I find up-to-date and reliable information about the coronavirus vaccination?


If you suspect that you are infected, contact the Germany-wide patient helpline by dialling 116117. They will let you know about the next steps. Please do not go to the doctor's office before first calling them.