What is the Bridge Access Program?
The Bridge Access Program is a program created by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It offers no-cost COVID-19 vaccines to adults until the end of 2024.
Who can get no-cost COVID-19 vaccines?
Adults 18 years and older who:
- Do not have health insurance
- Have health insurance, but still have to pay for COVID-19 vaccines
Where can I get a no-cost COVID-19 vaccine?
Follow steps 1-8 to find a no-cost vaccine near you!
On your computer, tablet, or smart phone:
1: Visit vaccines.gov
2: Click the light blue “Find COVID-19 Vaccines” button
On the “Find COVID-19 Vaccines” web page:
3: Enter your zip code
4: Under “Teens & Adults” select which vaccine type you would like. You have the choice of Moderna, Pfizer, or Novavax.
5: Click the blue “Search for COVID-19 vaccines” button
On the locations web page:
6: Select the “Bridge Access Program Participant” box. This will show you places you can get COVID-19 vaccines at no-cost through the Bridge Access Program.
7: Click a blue dot on the map or find your preferred pharmacy or healthcare location on the list
8: To schedule an appointment to get a vaccine, you can either:
- Visit their website by clicking “Check Availability” or “Book Appointment”.
- Call their phone number
Before your appointment, call the location and ask what you need to bring, or what information they need, to make sure you get a no-cost vaccine through the Bridge Access Program.
Learn more about no-cost COVID-19 vaccines
To learn more about this program, visit the CDC’s Bridge Access Program page.
To learn more about no-cost COVID-19 vaccines for children, visit the CDC’s Vaccines for Children (VFC) page.