Boosters

Booster Doses

Eligible West Virginians who received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine may now qualify for a booster shot if it has been at least 6 months since second dose. Those eligible can visit any location offering COVID-19 vaccines and bring their vaccination card.

All upcoming COVID-19 vaccination clinics offer booster shots. Click here to find a list of upcoming dates and locations.

How Do I know if I am eligible?

The CDC recommends:

  • People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings SHOULD receive a booster shot of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their second dose of Pfizer.
  • People aged 50-64 years with underlying medical conditions* SHOULD receive a booster shot of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their second dose of Pfizer.
  • People aged 18-49 years with underlying medical conditions* MAY receive a booster shot of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their second Pfizer dose, based on individual benefits and risks.
  • People aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting MAY receive a booster shot of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their second Pfizer dose, based on their individual benefits and risks.

*For information on underlying medical conditions, visit www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-with-medical-conditions.html