The final (9/24) CDC recommendation including additional doses and boosters

By September 29, 2021Covid-19 News

Conflicting recommendations regarding the Pfizer booster shot here has the public confused.  The final (9/24) CDC recommendation including additional doses and boosters  (please note that this does not apply to you if you received the Moderna vaccine.

  • people 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series,
  • people aged 50–64 years with underlying medical conditions should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series,
  • people aged 18–49 years with underlying medical conditions may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks, and
  • people aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks.

Visit vaccines.gov to find COVID-19 vaccination locations near you. There is currently no charge for the initial vaccination or boosters.

 

CSSE is reporting 43,101,681 positive cases in the U.S. and 690,337 deaths.

 

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