Booster doses for Moderna and J&J approved, ‘mix and match’ OK’d

JACKSON, Wyo. — 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, announced the department today, Oct. 22.

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 Sept. 23, 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 Aug. 13, 2021.

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. Don’t forget to bring your COIVD-19 vaccine card with you to your appointment.

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Lindsay Vallen is a Community News Reporter covering a little bit of everything; with an interest in politics, wildlife, and amplifying community voices. Originally from the east coast, Lindsay has called Wilson, Wyoming home since 2017. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking, and completing the Jackson Hole Daily crosswords.

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