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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Booster Doses for Moderna and J&J Now Approved Including Approval to Mix Types of COVID-19 Vaccines

Mixing Options

October 22, 2021, Jackson, WY After authorization by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on October 21, 2021, booster doses for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and J&J COVID-19 vaccine are now available at the Teton County Health Department’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic.  The booster dose for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine was approved at half the dose of the primary series (the 1st and 2nd dose of the vaccine).  As a reminder, the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster was approved by the CDC on September 23rd, 2021.  In addition to the approval of booster doses, eligible individuals can now choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose.  Please see the table below to see the eligibility and options for your COVID-19 booster dose.

 

Individuals who are immunocompromised and received their 1st and 2nd dose of either the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine or the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are eligible to receive an additional dose (3rd full dose) of the same vaccine type based on the CDC recommendation made on August 13, 2021.  

 

COVID-19 Booster Dose Eligibility and Summary

 

Primary Series

 

Pfizer (1st and 2nd dose)

Moderna (1st and 2nd dose)

J&J (single dose)

Eligibility  for Booster

  •  Age 65 years and older
  • Residents of long-term  care settings aged 18+
  •  Aged 18+ with underlying medical conditions
  •  Aged 18+ who work or  live in a high-risk setting
  •  Age 65 years and older
  •  Residents of long-term care settings aged 18+
  •  Aged 18+ with underlying medical conditions
  •  Aged 18+ who work or   live in a high-risk setting
  •  All individuals 18+

Timing

At least 6 months after  completion of primary series

At least 6 months after completion of primary series

At least 2 months after completion of  primary series

Booster Options

Single dose of Pfizer, J&J,                  or Moderna (half dose)

Single dose of Pfizer, J&J,                 or Moderna (half dose)

Single dose of  Pfizer, J&J, or Moderna (half dose)

 

To see eligibility requirements, clinic hours, and to book your COVID-19 vaccine appointment for your 1st, 2nd,  booster or additional dose please visit www.tetoncountywy.gov/covidvax or call the Health Department’s Call Center at 307-732-8628 for assistance.  The Teton County Health Department’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic has the Pfizer, Moderna and J&J COVID-19 vaccines available Wednesday through Saturday and is located at the Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole at 1251 S. Park Loop Road.  See specific times at the above link.  Please don’t forget to bring your COIVD-19 vaccine card with you to your appointment.

 

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