If your immune system is moderately to severely compromised and you already received two doses of an mRNA vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna), seek a third dose. University Health Services is offering additional doses to immunocompromised students. Because the latest vaccine guidance for immunocompromised people involves complex health circumstances, employees should consult their health care provider about an additional COVID-19 vaccine dose.
If you are not immunocompromised and you received two doses of an mRNA vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna), the federal government announced that some individuals will be eligible for a booster shot beginning Sept. 20. The university is reviewing this announcement and will share more information as it becomes available.
Currently, there is no recommendation that individuals who received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine get an additional dose of any COVID-19 vaccine, but there is ongoing investigation into whether this may be needed.
The university will share more information as it becomes available.