Individuals Now Eligible for New Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccination
Kane County Connects Staff 9/6/2022 8:00AM
Individuals seeking an appointment can visit www.vaccines.gov to identify a pharmacy that is administering the new bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccine or should contact their primary healthcare provider.
It is expected select healthcare providers in Kane County will begin offering the boosters this week.
The FDA authorized bivalent formulations of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for use as a single booster dose at least two months after completing primary or booster vaccination.
The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, Bivalent is authorized for use as a single booster dose in individuals 18 years of age and older.
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, Bivalent is authorized for use as a single booster dose in individuals 12 years of age and older.
More information about the bivalent COVID-19 vaccine can be found by visiting the FDA’s website.
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration, Centers for Disease Control