COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses and Third Doses
Additional COVID-19 vaccine doses can improve protection against COVID-19 for older adults, those with certain medical conditions, and other groups at higher risk.
Adults 18 and over and children 12-17 years old may be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine booster doses.
Boosters are especially recommended for those who are 65 or older, or with ongoing medical problems.
Pfizer and Moderna
You are eligible for a first booster dose if it has been at least five months since your second vaccination of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, and meet the age requirements below:
Johnson & Johnson
If you were vaccinated with Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine at least two months ago and you are 18 or older, you are eligible for a first booster dose of any authorized vaccine.
You are eligible for a second booster dose if it has been at least four months since your first booster dose of any authorized vaccine, and meet the requirements below:
If you have a weakened your immune system, you can be eligible for third or booster doses sooner. See our vaccination scheduler for details.
A third dose of COVID-19 vaccine can provide added protection if you have a medical condition that affects your immune system and you are at high risk for developing more serious illness from COVID-19.
Third vaccine doses are available only for those who received Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, and whose last shot was at least 4 weeks ago.
You qualify for a third dose of Moderna or Pfizer vaccine if you:
You can schedule an additional vaccination dose at a county health department or through your doctor or regular health care provider.
|Eligibility for vaccinations and boosters||https://covidvaccine.umc.edu/|
|Find a vaccination provider »||https://www.vaccines.gov/search/|
|Schedule a booster dose||https://covidvaccine.umc.edu/|
|Schedule a third dose appointment||https://covidvaccine.umc.edu/|
Find this page at http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/index.cfm