CDC Expands Booster Eligibility to All Vaccinated Adults 18+ As of 11/19, boosters are now authorized for all adults 18+ who are at least six months past their second Pfizer or Moderna dose. Boosters also are recommended for all adults 18+ who are at least two months after receiving the single-dose Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine. Your booster dose may be either the same type of COVID-19 vaccine for your booster or a different COVID-19 vaccine. Find vaccine
CDC Recommends Vaccination for Kids 5-11 Vaccination with the Pfizer pediatric COVID-19 vaccine for children 5-11 was approved Nov. 2 following thorough review by the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MCDPH is working with providers to ensure families who want the vaccine can access it. Visit our Vaccine Locations page for upcoming community vaccine events for children.
Mobile Vaccination for Medically Homebound If you or a loved one are unable to be transported to a vaccination site due to being medically homebound or live in a long-term care facility, in-home vaccination may be an option through a mobile provider. Learn more
FDA/CDC Approves Additional Vaccine Dose for Immunocompromised: The FDA amended the emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for both the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine and the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Aug. 12th to allow for the use of an additional dose in certain immunocompromised individuals. View CDC ACIP committee recommendations and full list of conditions.
New Research Supports Vaccination is Safe for Pregnant Women: CDC has released new data on the safety of the COVID-19 vaccines in pregnant people and is recommending all people 12 years of age and older get vaccinated against COVID-19.