The CDC’s vaccination card is likely to be the primary proof of vaccination going forward as the US continues loosening pandemic restrictions. Much of the information on the card is straightforward, but other parts, such as the vaccine lot number, point to key details that are less widely understood.
We’ve annotated a sample CDC vaccination card below in order to better go through the details of the vaccination process.
1) The manufacturer
In the US, there are three Covid-19 vaccines authorized for emergency use: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson. Pfizer and Moderna are two-dose vaccines, while J&J is one dose.
2) The lot number and expiration date
3) The date
4) The location
5) The health care professional
Don’t forget to say thank you!