Booster doses of Moderna, Johnson & Johnson vaccines now available for some
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare supports authorization by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to administer booster doses of the of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.
Booster doses of those vaccines are available now for those individuals, in addition to booster doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine the agencies approved last month.
For those who received the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least six months earlier, the following groups are eligible for a booster dose:
A booster dose also is recommended for those who received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, are 18 or older, and who were vaccinated two or more months ago.
Booster doses are available now at pharmacies, clinics, and healthcare providers statewide. Booster doses will not be available to the general public at local hospitals. Use the Vaccine Finder https://www.vaccines.gov/search/ for more information about vaccine locations, the vaccine brands available, and walk-in or scheduling details. Neither proof of eligibility nor a prescription is required, and all doses of the vaccine are free of charge to the person getting the booster dose.
The CDC's final recommendations are available at https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/p1021-covid-booster.html
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