3rd DOSE VACCINE INFORMATION

Moderna

  • Full approval

  • Booster for immunocompromised individuals 18+ (after third dose) should be administered 3 months after third dose, so immunocompromised individuals will receive 4 doses total of Moderna.

  • Patients no longer need to wait 90 days after passive antibody therapy for COVID-19 to receive a vaccine dose.

 

Pfizer

  • Booster dose for immunocompromised individuals 12+ (after third dose) should be administered 3 months after third dose, so immunocompromised individuals will receive 4 doses total of Pfizer.

  • Patients no longer need to wait 90 days after passive antibody therapy for COVID-19 to receive a vaccine dose.

 

Janssen/J&J

  • Immunocompromised patients should be evaluated for allergies prior to second COVID-19 vaccine dose 28 days after the first dose of Janssen.

  • Immunocompromised patients should receive a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine at least 8 weeks after previous dose.

  • Patients no longer need to wait 90 days after passive antibody therapy for COVID-19 to receive a vaccine dose.

Missourians who received the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine can receive a

booster shot at least five months after their initial series based on CDC guidance.

Individuals with an underlying medical condition are encouraged to speak with their healthcare

provider about whether a booster shot is right for them.

Individuals do not need to get their booster shot at the same location they received their initial series.

Those seeking a booster shot can visit us Monday through Thursday at our Cassville location, please call our office at 417-847-2114 to check vaccine availability prior to your arrival. 

Individuals can also get the flu shot at the same time they receive the COVID-19 booster shot.

Flu vaccines are now available, and it is recommended annually for everyone 6 months and older. 

 

Research shows that all COVID-19 vaccines authorized in the United States continue to be

highly effective at preventing severe illness and death. Individuals should only get

a booster shot when it is recommended, not earlier.

Learn more about COVID-19 booster doses from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.