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CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Training Center

Find below all of the COVID-19 vaccine training material available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This page is reviewed daily and more content is added as soon as it becomes available. You can use the following links to navigate this page and access the corresponding training materials:


CDC Brand-Specific COVID-19 Vaccine Training

CDC has created web-on-demand, self-paced modules for health care providers who will be administering COVID-19 vaccines. These modules will provide information to health care professionals  based on the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and guidance from the manufacturers:

Pfizer-BioNTech (COMIRNATY) COVID-19 Vaccine: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know
(includes pediatric vaccination training)

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know

Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine (Johnson & Johnson): What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know


CDC General Overview of Immunization
Best Practices for Healthcare Providers

A web-based training course outlining best practices and principles for health care professionals when preparing to administer COVID-19 vaccine. It is a high-level overview of the following topics with links to detailed information:

  • Vaccine development and safety
  • Safety monitoring programs
  • Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs)
  • Vaccine storage/handling
  • Vaccine preparation and administration
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Scheduling
  • Documentation
  • Reporting adverse events

*Disclaimer: This training module will be continually reassessed and updated based on the evolving epidemiology of COVID-19 as well as when new vaccines are introduced in the United States.

Instructions for obtaining a certificate of completion are at the end of these modules.

General Overview of Immunization Best Practices for Healthcare Providers

In order to receive continuing education (CE) for this activity, please visit the CDC’s Training and Continuing Education Online at www.cdc.gov/getCE and follow the 9 Simple Steps to Earn CE.

CE credit expires on Dec. 15, 2022. If you have any questions or problems, contact the CDC via email at ce@cdc.gov.


CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Webinars


CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Storage and Handling

The CDC's Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit has been updated with a COVID-19 Vaccine Addendum with information on storage and handling best practices for COVID-19 vaccines. This addendum will be updated with specific storage and handling information for each COVID-19 product.

CDC Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit


CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Resources

Page last updated on Nov. 19, 2021.

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