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Posted on: November 24, 2021

CDC Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Booster Shots to All Adults

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

People age 18 years and older who received Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines may get a booster six months after completion of their primary vaccination series. Contact the location that set up your previous appointment. If you need to find a different location, there are several ways you can find a vaccine provider. 

You may choose which COVID-19 vaccine you receive as a booster shot. Some people may prefer the vaccine type that they originally received, and others may prefer to get a different booster. CDC’s recommendations now allow for this type of mix and match dosing for booster shots. 

IF YOU RECEIVED Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna

You should get a booster if you are:

  • Ages 50 years and older
  • Ages 18 years and older and live in a long-term care setting

You may get a booster if you are:

  • Ages 18 years and older

When to get a booster: At least 6 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series

Which booster should you get? Any of the COVID-19 vaccines authorized in the United States

IF YOU RECEIVED Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen

You should get a booster if you are:

  • 18 years or older

When to get a booster: At least 2 months after your shot.

Which booster should you get? Any of the COVID-19 vaccines authorized in the United States can be used for the booster dose.

Choosing Your COVID-19 Booster Shot

You may choose which COVID-19 vaccine you receive as a booster shot. Some people may prefer the vaccine type that they originally received, and others may prefer to get a different booster. CDC’s recommendations now allow for this type of mix and match dosing for booster shots. 


CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots Webpage
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