Jan. 7, 2022
The CDC now recommends that those who received the Moderna vaccine primary series may receive a booster dose 5 months after their second dose of the vaccine. Read more here.
Jan. 4, 2022
The CDC now recommends that those who are moderately or severely immunocompromised who are aged 5-11 should receive an additional dose of the Pfizer vaccine 28 days after their second dose. Additionally, the CDC now recommends those who are ages 12 and older receive a booster dose 5 months after completing the primary vaccination series for the Pfizer Covid vaccine. Read more here.
Dec. 9, 2021
The CDC has expanded booster dose recommendations to include those aged 16 and 17 who received the Pfizer vaccine. Read the CDC's statement.
Booster Dose Information
The CDC recommends anyone aged 18 and older who are vaccinated with Moderna get a booster dose. Read more here.
For those 18 years and older who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, a booster dose is recommended after at least 2 months have passed since they received the vaccine.
Mixing and Matching: Those who are eligible to receive a booster vaccine may choose to receive a booster dose of a different vaccine then the vaccine they originally received.
Learn more from the CDC and the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH).
Nov. 2, 2021: Covid Vaccination for Children Ages 5-11
The Pfizer vaccine has now been approved for ages 5-11. Click here to view the statement from Commissioner Judith Persichilli from the New Jersey Department of Health regarding the approval of the Pfizer vaccine for ages 5-11. Read more here.
Aug. 18, 2021: 3rd Dose Information
It is recommended that people with moderately or severely compromised immune systems who are fully vaccinated with Pfizer or Monderna, receive a third dose of the vaccine. Read more here.