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Q & A: Covid-19 Booster Shots

Updated July 7, 2022 

Here are a few of your questions answered about Covid boosters.

Who qualifies for a Covid booster?

People are protected best from severe COVID-19 illness when they stay up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines, which includes getting all recommended boosters when eligible. Click here to visit the CDC’s website to see the latest in booster recommendations.

What is the booster shot?
The booster shot is the same as the first two shots from Pfizer or Moderna.

Where can I get a Covid booster?
Most large pharmacies are offering the booster shot.  You can also find all of the vaccine clinics offered in our area at, https://vaccinatewestmi.com/

Is it free?
Yes, like the first two doses, it is free. Depending on where you go, you might need to bring your insurance card to cover the administering cost of the vaccine.

Can I get the COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as another vaccine?
According to the CDC, COVID-19 vaccines and other vaccines may now be administered without regard to timing. This includes simultaneous administration of COVID-19 vaccine and other vaccines on the same day, as well as coadministration within 14 days. ​

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