Updated May 17, 2022
You should get a booster (or two) based on your age and/or health status:
People 50 and older:
- Get a booster at least 5 months after completing your COVID-19 vaccine primary series.
- Get a 2nd booster at least 4 months after your 1st booster.
People 12 to 49 years:
- Most people: Get a booster at least 5 months after completing your COVID-19 vaccine primary series.
- People who are moderately or severely immunocompromised: Get a booster at least 3 months after completing your COVID-19 vaccine primary series. Get a 2nd booster at least 4 months after your 1st booster.
Children 5 to 11 years:
- The FDA has approved boosters for this population but the CDC has not yet; we expect the CDC to make their recommendation on Thursday, May 19. We will update this page with the current status on that day.
Anyone who received Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine:
- Get a Moderna or Pfizer booster at least 2 months after your primary dose.
- If you are 50 or older or are moderately or severely immunocompromised, or had Janssen for both your primary series and 1st booster: Get a 2nd booster (Moderna or Pfizer) at least 4 months after your 1st booster.
HOW AND WHERE TO GET YOUR BOOSTER:
- To visit one of Salt Lake County Health Department's immunization clinics, make an appointment online or by calling 385-468-7468. You may also visit without an appointment, though your wait for service may be longer. Please note the hours listed for each location.
- A booster is also available from your local pharmacy, your health care provider, or via one of three community vaccination sites offered by Community Nursing Services (CNS).
- You may receive a booster of a brand different from your original vaccine ("mix and match").
- If you don’t know which vaccine you initially received, your vaccine’s brand is listed on your vaccination record card. If you don’t have your vaccination record card, request your personal immunization record via one of the methods listed on our immunization webpage under “Records.”