COVID-19 Information for People with Disabilities

Idaho continues to provide vaccines against COVID-19. New information is coming out every day, which makes it more important than ever to remain vigiliant about the virus. 

The following resources provide more information about the vaccine, how you can get it, and what to keep in mind as we all continue to move forward together.

Prepare for Your Vaccine

If you're thinking about getting vaccinated, find out more about the available vaccines:

Download SARTAC's plain language guide to COVID-19 vaccines (PDF).

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides vaccine information for specific groups of people– including people with disabilities. They also have a list of possible vaccine side effects.

Get Your Vaccine

The vaccine is widely available across Idaho. You may even be able to walk in to your local pharmacy to get one. 

After You've Been Vaccinated

If you've been vaccinated, you should follow recommended guidelines to ensure you're protected. Find out more about vaccine waiting periods and how to safely return to everyday activities.

Remember to follow local mask guidelines when entering businesses and public spaces. 

Booster shots

If you received the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine, you are eligible for a booster shot if: 

  • you are 18 years or older, and 
  • it has been at least six months since your second vaccine shot. 

If you received the Johnson & Johnson Janssen vaccine, you are eligible for a booster if:

  • you are 18 years or older, and
  • it has been at least two months since your vaccine shot. 

You booster can be any of the COVID-19 vaccines authorized in the United States. For more information, visit the CDC's vaccine booster shot page

Other Helpful Websites

For more information about COVID-19 vaccinations, check out the following resources: 

General COVID-19 Health and Safety Information

To continue to protect yourself and those around you, these resources cover helpful information about the virus, steps to staying healthy and what to do if you think you've been exposed to COVID-19.