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Anyone, 6 months of age and older, is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Find your nearest vaccination location at vaccines.gov.

Vaccine Boosters

COVID-19 vaccine boosters are here – and the life-saving shots are free and easy to get. Visit vaccines.gov to find a vaccination provider near you.

When should I get my booster?

The CDC has expanded boosters to all three COVID vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna and J&J). For those who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at six months or more after their initial series:

For those who received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, booster shots are recommended for those who meet the following conditions:

  • Age 18 and older
  • Received their vaccine two or more months ago

What type of vaccine can I get?

  • You can choose to receive whatever vaccine you prefer for your booster.
  • The CDC has authorized a mix-and-match approach if you want to receive a different brand vaccine than your original dose(s).

How many people are eligible?

  • Currently, about 70 million Americans are eligible for boosters (2/3 of fully vaccinated Americans)
  • More than 120 million Americans will become eligible for boosters during the coming months

If you have additional questions about COVID-19 boosters, visit our Booster FAQ page.

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