The Pfizer booster can be administered 6 months after the second dose. At this time, combining vaccine types is NOT recommended. (If you received two Moderna vaccines or one J&J vaccine, you should NOT receive the Pfizer booster).
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Those who qualify for the booster include:
- Adults who are 65+
- Adults who reside in a long-term care facility regardless of age
- Adults over 50+ with underlying medical conditions
- Adults 18+ with underlying medical conditions based on individual risk
- Adults 18+ who are at an increased exposure to COVID due to employment (This includes healthcare workers, jail staff, daycare staff, school staff, and grocery store workers)
Additionally, a distinction was made between "additional doses" and "booster doses".
- A booster refers to a dose given to those who had built enough protection after the first two doses, but protection has waned over time.
- An additional dose is for someone who didn't get enough protection after the first two doses, such as the severely immunocompromised.
Information regarding booster doses for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson Vaccines will continue to be researched.
Visit the CDC’s Frequently Asked Questions page for information about COVID-19 vaccinations. Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination | CDC
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