Minnesota health officials are encouraging eligible Minnesotans who’ve gotten the COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine to now get the booster shot.  State Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm:

“Minnesotans who’ve gotten the Pfizer vaccine can receive the booster shot at least six months after their initial series.”

If you received the Moderna or J&J vaccine hold tight:

“We expect there will be enough data on those vaccines for the FDA and the CDC to make decisions for boosters on Moderna or for Johnson and Johnson within a matter of weeks.”

For more information on the Pfizer booster, eligibility requirements head to health.state.mn.us

 

According to the CDC guidance:

– People 65 or older and residents living in a long-term care facility should receive a booster

– People 50-64 with underlying medical conditions should receive a booster

–  People 18-49 with underlying medical conditions may receive a booster

– People 18-64 who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission (frontline medical workers, teachers, and first responders) may also receive a booster