What you need to know:
Local health departments decide when different groups are eligible to receive a vaccine. Vaccine distribution is owned by the states and local health departments.
The FDA issued Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines in December 2020. An EUA for the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson vaccine was issued in February 2021. State Guidelines (Nebraska). State guidelines (Iowa).
Over the course of the last month, the FDA has amended the EUA for the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to allow for use of a single booster dose, to be administered at least six months after completion of the primary series in:
For those who received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, booster shots are now also recommended for those who are 18 and older and who were vaccinated two or more months ago. To receive a booster dose, please visit your provider or check vaccine availability in your community at https://www.vaccines.gov/ or by calling 1-800-232-0233.