1st Booster Shot:

If you are 18 years or older, you can choose which vaccine to receive as a booster shot, regardless of the vaccine type you originally received:

  • If Pfizer was your primary two-dose series, you can get a booster five months later of either Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson.
  • If Moderna was your primary two-dose series, you can get a booster five months later of either Moderna, Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson.
  • If you received the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you can get a booster two months later of either Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer or Moderna.

 

If you are 5-17 years old and received Pfizer as your primary series, you can get the Pfizer booster. Other COVID-19 booster vaccines are not authorized for use in people under 18. 

 

2nd Booster Shot:

People in the following groups can choose to get a 2nd booster of either Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months after the 1st booster:

  • Adults ages 50 years and older
  • Adults who are moderately or severely immunocompromised
  • Adults 18 to 49 years who received Johnson & Johnson for their primary dose and booster – This is not required to be considered up to date
  • Minors ages 12 to 17 years old who are moderately or severely immunocompromised are eligible for a 2nd booster dose of Pfizer-BioNTech

 

Johnson & Johnson is not authorized for use as a 2nd booster.

 

For the most up to date information, please visit COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters