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Posted on: October 27, 2021

Updated COVID-19 Booster Shot Information & Weekly Vaccine Clinics

As of last week, the CDC now recommends boosters for all three available COVID-19 vaccines.

Choice

Individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. Some people may prefer the vaccine type they originally received, and others may like to get a different booster. CDC's recommendations now allow for this type of mix or match dosing for booster shots. 

Moderna & Pfizer

Here are the official guidelines set by CDC apply to individuals who have received Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech as their primary vaccine series:

  1. 65 years and older 
  2. Age 18+ who live in long-term care settings 
  3. Age 18+ who have underlying medical conditions 
  4. Age 18+ who work in high-risk settings 
  5. Age 18+ who live in high-risk settings

J&J

Booster shots are also recommended for those who are 18+ and who were vaccinated two or more months ago.

Mix or Match

Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. Some people may prefer the vaccine type they originally received, and others may like to get a different booster. CDC's recommendations now allow for this type of mix or match dosing for booster shots.

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/p1021-covid-booster.html

 

COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS TAKING PLACE THIS WEEK

English Links:

Additionally, these clinics and testing sites can be found at MontereyCountyVaccines.com.

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Los CDC ahora recomiendan que ciertas personas son elegibles para recibir una dosis de refuerzo contra el COVID-19, incluidas aquellas que recibieron las vacunas contra el COVID-19 de Moderna y Johnson & Johnson/Janssen. 

 Lo que necesita saber

Las dosis de refuerzo de la vacuna contra el COVID-19 están disponibles para los siguientes grupos de personas que recibieron el esquema completo de la vacuna Pfizer BioNTech hace al menos 6 meses:

 Y estas personas son elegibles para una vacuna de refuerzo de COVID-19 si recibieron la vacuna J&J hace al menos 2 meses:

- Edad 18+

Enlaces en Español:

Adicionalmente, estas clínicas y sitios para realizarse pruebas pueden ser encontradas en MontereyCountyVaccines.com.

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