Important COVID-19 Vaccine Update: A Second Booster Dose is Available to Those 50 and Older
The FDA recently approved a second Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 booster shot for:
- People 50 and older
- People ages 12-49 with some long-term medical conditions (Please consult your doctor if you might be eligible.)
Important COVID-19 Update: Unvaccinated Virginians are 4 Times More Likely to Get COVID-19 Than Those Who are Fully Vaccinated
More than 70% of Virginians are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Unvaccinated Virginians are 4 times more likely to get COVID-19 than those who are fully vaccinated. They are also more likely to get very sick or hospitalized. You can protect yourself, your family and your friends by getting your shot.
COVID-19 Vaccine Update: All Adults Now Eligible for a Booster Vaccine
To protect yourself and your family, the Virginia Department of Health recommends that individuals who are 18 and older should receive a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
- For the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines, boosters are recommended 6 months after the 2nd dose.
- For the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the booster dose is recommended 2 months after the first dose.