Millions of Americans who received the Pfizer vaccine are now recommended to get a booster dose.
Who's eligible for a booster?
Along with those who live in long-term care facilities
Adults aged 50-64 with underlying medical conditions that put them at high risk for severe COVID-19. Younger adults age 18-49 should consider getting a booster based on their individual risk assessment.
Adults aged 18-64 who are:
healthcare workers, teachers, daycare staff, grocery workers, people in shelters or prisons, among others.
Third Dose mRNA Vaccine Guidance
The third dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine should be the same vaccine brand as the initial series and administered at least four weeks or 28 days after completing a primary mRNA COVID-19 vaccine series.
Who is considered immunocompromised & recommended to get an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine?
Receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
Received an organ transplant & are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
Advanced or untreated HIV infection
Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response