COVID-19 booster scheduling available for ages 5 and up
Atlantic Health System is offering online scheduling for eligible individuals to receive their first dose, third dose or their boosters of COVID-19 vaccine. Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech and Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccines available. (Your second dose will be scheduled at your first vaccine appointment.)
Please answer a series of questions about the patient's eligibility, pick a date and time and provide the patient's information. Vaccines are available at no cost to you.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that people who are age five and older receive a booster COVID-19 vaccine. The booster is recommended at least five months after the second dose of Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine and at least two months after the single dose of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more from the CDC >
A second booster is recommended for those over age 50 who had a first booster more than four months ago and immunocompromised patients who had their first booster more than four months ago. Learn more from the CDC >
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that people who are moderately or severely immunocompromised receive a 3rd dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine (age five and up) or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (age 18 and up) at least 28 days after their second dose. Please discuss your eligibility and whether you should receive the third dose with your doctor before scheduling your appointment. You'll also need to know whether you received Pfizer or Moderna for your first two doses.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention definition of moderate to severely immunocompromised includes people who have:
- been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
- received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
- received a stem cell transplant within the last two years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
- moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
- advanced or untreated HIV infection
- active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response
- Learn more about who is eligible (CDC) >