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Expanded eligibility for COVID-19 booster doses


Last updated 10/29/2021 at 12:08pm

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup have endorsed the recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) authorization for a booster shot of COVID-19 vaccines in certain populations.

For individuals who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at six months or more after their initial series:

• 65 years and older

• Age 18+ who live in long-term care settings

• Age 18+ who have underlying...

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