Booster Vaccines for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson

Booster Vaccines for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson

CDC approves booster vaccines for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson. Here's what you need to know.

Johnson & Johnson

Anyone (whatever their age or health condition) who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is now recommended to have a second shot if it has been two months since the first.  Remember Johnson & Johnson was approved for people over 18 years of age.


For Moderna, a booster shot is recommended for people who are:

  •   65 years and older
  •   Age 18+ who live in long-term care settings
  •  Age 18+ who have underlying medical conditions
  •  Age 18+ who work or live in high-risk settings

Also, the CDC says it is ok to choose a different vaccine for your booster if you prefer. Please talk with your healthcare provider for more information.

You can schedule an appointment at the health center by sending a portal message or calling 215-563-0658