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Getting Your Vaccine

Woman getting COVID-19 vaccineFirst and Second Doses

Bivalent Booster Shots

  • Booster shots are recommended for individuals age 5 years and older who have completed a primary series of the Pfizer vaccine (two doses) and for individuals 18 and older who have completed a primary series of the Moderna vaccine (two doses) or the Johnson & Johnson vaccine (one dose).
    • ​As of September 1, 2022, updated COVID-19 booster shots from Pfizer-BioNTech for people ages 12 years and older and from Moderna for people ages 18 years and older were endorsed by the CDC. They were both authorized by the FDA. Updated COVID-19 boosters add Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 spike protein components to the current vaccine composition, helping to restore protection that has waned since previous vaccination by targeting variants that are more transmissible and immune-evading. These are called "bivalent boosters."

Where to Get Your Vaccine

To find a COVID-19 vaccine near you, visit vaccines.gov or call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489).

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We're Here to Help

If you still have questions, you can use the following resources:

New York State Frequently Asked Questions

Call the New York State Hotline at (833) 697-4829