Pfizer Booster Information
- The CDC recommends that people who received the Pfizer vaccine get a booster 6 months after their second dose if they are:
- 65 years or older, OR
- a resident of a long-term care facility, OR
- 50–64 years old and have an underlying medical condition.
- The CDC will allow people who received the Pfizer vaccine to get a booster 6 months after their second dose if they are:
- 18–49 years old, have an underlying medical condition, and are advised by their health care provider to receive a booster due to their individual health circumstances OR
- 18–64 years old and are advised by their health care provider to receive a booster because they work in a setting that puts them at higher risk for COVID exposure, such as healthcare workers and teachers.
- If you have questions about whether you should receive a booster, please consult with your health care provider.
- Following these guidelines is on the honor system; physician referral or proof of eligibility is not required, though proof of having received Pfizer (via your vaccination record card or online personal immunization record) may be necessary.
- The booster is available from your local pharmacy, your health care provider, or on a walk-in basis at one of Salt Lake County Health Department’s five immunization clinics.
- If you don’t know if you received Pfizer for your initial vaccine, check your vaccination record card.
- If you don’t have your vaccination record card, request your personal immunization record via one of the methods listed on our immunization webpage under “Records.”
- We do not yet have information about a booster for people who received Moderna or Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.