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Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster dose recommended for certain individuals

 

Last updated 10/1/2021 at 9:36am



As of Sept. 24, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) will immediately begin offering booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to certain individuals following recommendations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Advisory Committee on Immunizations Practices (ACIP), and Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup.

At least six months after completing the primary Pfizer vaccine series, the following individuals should receive a booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine:

• People 65 years of age and older,

• People 18 years of age and older living in a l...



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