If I previously had COVID-19 and recovered, do I still need to be vaccinated?

Yes, you should still get vaccinated if you previously had COVID-19. The vaccine will help prevent you from other COVID-19 variants and reinfection. 

Source: Minnesota Dept. of Health - If I had COVID-19

Last Reviewed: 11/8/23

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