The FDA authorizations state that eligible people initially vaccinated with Moderna, Pfizer or Jansen (J&J) can get a booster with the same vaccine or may switch to another vaccine following the guidelines below.

Please note, Kell West is vaccinating only with the Moderna.


1- The first dose of the Moderna vaccine

  • Anyone Ages 18 and Older


2- Second dose, (approximately four weeks after the first dose) for those who received the Moderna or Pfizer first dose vaccine
 

3- Booster, for those fully vaccinated with either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine and can be given at least six months after being fully vaccinated.

  • Cleared for those 18 and older

  • Adults at risk of severe illness or complications because of an underlying medical condition

  • Exposure on the Job
     

4- Booster dose, for those vaccinated initially with the Jansen (J&J) vaccine

  • Authorized for anyone 18 and over at least two months after the first dose

5- Third DoseCurrently, the CDC is recommending that moderately to severely immunocompromised people receive an additional dose at least one month after being fully vaccinated with either Moderna or Pfizer. This includes people who have:

  • Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood

  • Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system

  • Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system

  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)

  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection

  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response


Your vaccine card is required to receive a booster or CDC-recommended third dose.

Moderna is now FDA approved and not under EUA guidelines.