Where can I get a COVID-19 booster shot?
If you need to get your booster shot in a location different from where you received your previous shot, there are several ways you can find a vaccine provider. Find a COVID-19 vaccine or booster: Search vaccines.gov, text your ZIP code to 438829, or call 1-800-232-0233 to find locations near you.
Is there an authorized booster for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine?
The FDA-authorized Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine and the FDA-approved Comirnaty can be used to provide the authorized booster dose(s). Similarly, the FDA-authorized Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine and the FDA-approved Spikevax are authorized to provide the authorized booster dose(s).
When should you take the COVID-19 booster vaccine?
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends that all persons aged ≥12 years receive a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine ≥5 months after the second dose of the mRNA vaccine primary series (9).
Should the booster shot be the same as the first two shots?
The FDA has authorized three vaccine boosters — Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Janssen/Johnson & Johnson — and determined that it is safe for individuals to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster or additional dose that is a different brand than the initial dose or doses.
Does Walgreens have Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots?
Walgreens Announces Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots Now Available Nationwide for Eligible Individuals.
Is it recommended to get a COVID-19 booster shot during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Vaccines reduce the risk of severe illness, hospitalization, and death from COVID-19. People who are up to date on vaccines, including booster doses when eligible are likely to have stronger protection against COVID-19 variants, including Omicron. CDC recommends everyone eligible get vaccinated and a booster shot.
Is there an interval between doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine?
Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine is FDA-approved or FDA-authorized in people ages 18 years and older as a 2-dose primary series, with an interval of 4 weeks between doses (Table 2).
How many booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are recommended?
At least 1 booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine is recommended for everyone ages 12 years and older. Recommendations for booster dose(s) vary based on age, COVID-19 vaccine product, and immunocompetence.
When should you get the COVID-19 first booster after Pfizer or Moderna primary vaccination?
1st Booster: CDC recommends a booster of either Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. For most people, at least 5 months after the final dose in the primary series. For people who are moderately or severely immunocompromised, at least 3 months after the final dose in the primary series.
Can you wait longer than three weeks between your first and second COVID-19 vaccine?
It may be helpful for some people to wait up to 8 weeks between the first and second doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID vaccines, the CDC says in updated guidance.
How long after the first Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 shot can you get the second shot?
How will I know when it’s time for my second COVID-19 vaccine shot? The ideal time frame between the first and second Pfizer vaccines is 21 days. For the Moderna vaccines, it’s 28 days.
Do I need a second COVID-19 booster to be up to date?
Stay up to date by getting 1 booster when you are eligible. Getting a second booster is not necessary to be considered up to date at this time. Although mRNA vaccines are preferred for the first booster, J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine may be considered in some situations.
Can you mix and match COVID-19 booster shots?
The FDA has authorized the use of mix-and-match booster doses for currently available COVID-19 vaccines based on the results of a NIAID-supported study.
What are the risks to getting a COVID-19 booster?
Adults and children may have some side effects from a COVID-19 vaccine, including pain, redness or swelling at the injection site, tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, fever, and nausea. Serious side effects are rare, but may occur.
Can you mix COVID-19 vaccines?