CDC Expands Eligibility & Increases Flexibility for COVID-19 Booster Doses

Following the FDA’s authorization and ACIP recommendation, the CDC yesterday expanded the groups eligible for COVID-19 booster doses to include higher-risk individuals who received an initial Moderna series 6+ months ago, and all individuals who received a Johnson & Johnson vaccine 2+ months ago. Their new recommendations also enable a “mix and match” approach, so that individuals may receive a booster dose of a different type than their primary vaccination.

You may review the FDA news release here and read the CDC statement here. Revisions to the CDC interim clinical considerations are expected in the coming days. Revisions to the CDC interim clinical considerations are expected in the coming days, but you may review some initial information provided by ImmunizeAR (and approved by CDC) here.


A COCA Call will provide an overview of the most recent recommendations for administering COVID-19 booster vaccines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will provide updates about the latest recommendations and clinical considerations for administering COVID-19 boosters.

Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm (CT)
Call: +1 669 254 5252

Webinar ID: 160 396 8267
Passcode: 581643

If you are unable to attend the live COCA Call, the recording will be available for viewing on the COCA Call webpage a few hours after the live event ends.

The slide set will be available under Call Materials on the COCA Call webpage.

Continuing Education will not be offered for this COCA Call. Registration is not required.