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Walgreens announces COVID-19 vaccine booster doses for anyone 18 years and above
22 November 2021 -

Pharmacy Walgreens said on Saturday that it will now administer the COVID-19 booster from Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson at all of its stores across the US to people 18 years and older, following new guidelines by the US FDA and the CDC.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reportedly expanded the Emergency Use Authorization of the Pfizer and Moderna booster vaccines in all persons over 18 years of age following the new guidance from the Centers. of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

In conjunction, people can now schedule appointments through the Walgreens app, by visiting Individuals will be asked to verify their eligibility as well as provide the manufacturer with date of their last COVID-19 vaccination.

Based on the CDC guidance, adults 18 years of age and older who completed their Pfizer or Moderna series of primary vaccines at least six months ago, or who received a Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least two months ago, are now advised to receive an injection COVID-19 booster vaccine from Pfizer, Moderna or J&J.