Who is eligible for a “booster” shot?

Boosters are available for the following people based on their individual benefits and risks; if you are concerned about your risk please consult your healthcare provider.

  • people 16 or 17 year of age who received their second dose of PfizerBioNTech vaccine at least 5 months ago may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech
  • people ages 18+ who received their second dose of Pfizer vaccine at least 5 months ago may choose a booster dose of Pfizer, Moderna, or J&J
  • people ages 18+ who received their second dose of Moderna vaccine at least 6 months ago may choose a booster dose of Pfizer, Moderna, or J&J
  • people ages 18+ who received  their one dose of Janssen Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least 2 months ago may choose a booster dose of Pfizer, Moderna, or J&J.*

*Please note regarding J&J: On December 16, 2021 the CDC endorsed updated recommendations to express a clinical preference for individuals to receive an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine including Moderna and Pfizer vaccines over the Johnson and Johnson Janssen vaccine.

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1. Are boosters available for children ages 12-15?
2. Where can I get a COVID vaccine?
3. What is the difference between a “booster” dose and a third dose?
4. Who is eligible for a “booster” shot?
5. Is the Health Department offering “booster” doses?
6. What does “moderate to severe immunocompromise'' mean?
7. I have a moderate or severe immunocompromise, how do I find a third dose of vaccine?
8. Does the Health Department have Pfizer, Moderna and J&J Vaccine?
9. I lost my vaccine card or need vaccine record information.
10. Are boosters available for children ages 12-15?