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Important COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Booster Shots Are Now Available for Children Ages 16 and 17

The FDA has approved COVID-19 booster shots for all children age 16 and older. All children ages 16 and older can now receive a booster shot to help keep them protected from COVID-19.


COVID-19 Vaccine Update: All Adults Now Eligible for a Booster Vaccine

To protect yourself and your family, the Virginia Department of Health recommends that individuals who are 18 and older should receive a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

  • For the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines, boosters are recommended 6 months after the 2nd dose.
  • For the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the booster dose is recommended 2 months after the first dose.

Important COVID-19 Vaccine Update: The FDA Approves Vaccine for Children Ages 5 - 11

The FDA has approved the COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11. You can now make sure your children are protected at school, during sports activities, and when they are spending time with friends.