There are now recommendations for booster doses for all three available COVID-19 vaccines. Those eligible to receive boosters may choose which vaccine they receive as an additional dose. CDC’s recommendations now allow for “mix and match” dosing for booster shots, although some people may have a preference for the vaccine type that they originally received.
For those that received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, booster shots are recommended for those who are 18 and older and who were vaccinated two or more months ago. For individuals who received a Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at 6 months or more after their initial series:
• Age 65 years and older