The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as well as the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) have authorized the Pfizer COVID-19 Booster for individuals 65 years of age and older, individuals 18-64 years of age at risk for severe COVID-19 due to underlying medical conditions, and individuals 18-64 years of age who are at increased risk for COVID-19 because of occupational or institutional settings who have previously received the Pfizer vaccine. These residents are eligible to receive their booster shot at least 6 months after their second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
At this time, only the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has been authorized as a booster.
In order to locate a convenient location for getting a Pfizer COVID-19 Booster:
- Visit vaxfinder.mass.gov for a full list of hundreds of locations to receive a booster. Select a location and schedule an appointment online.
- Individuals who are unable to use vaxfinder, or have difficulty accessing the internet, please contact the COVID-19 Vaccine Resource Line by calling 2-1-1 and following the prompts. The hours of availability are as follows:
- Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM,
- Saturday and Sunday 9AM-2PM
The COVID-19 Vaccine Resource Line is available in English and Spanish and has translators available in approximately 100 additional languages.
For more coronavirus information from the Millbury Board of Health click HERE.