COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters ApprovedĀ 

As of October 22, ACIP and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have provided final guidance on booster doses of the Moderna and Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) vaccines. Eisenhower Health will be able to provide these boosters through scheduled appointments. Both groups have also approved mixing and matching vaccines.

The groups that CDC recommends COVID-19 vaccine boosters includes: 

  • 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 to 64 with certain 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 18 to 49 who are at high risk for severe COVID-19 due to certain 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.

Eisenhower Health is currently holding vaccine clinics are currently being operated Tuesdays and Fridays, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. To schedule an appointment for a booster shot, please click here . For up-to-date information about booster vaccines, click here.
 

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