Even though the COVID-19 situation in American has gotten a lot better than it was in 2020, one can never be too sure until a definite cure comes out for this virus. We hear news about new COVID strains every day, with the Omnicron being the latest addition. We’re also about to enter the cold and flu season, which means we’ll be dealing with numerous illnesses, including the common cold, influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
That’s why at AthruZ Pediatrics, we offer all the COVID-19 vaccinations as well as their boosters. A total of 190 million Americans over the age of 12 have had all of their recommended vaccinations, and an additional 28 million children may be able to receive them in the coming months.
Below are the details and all the information you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccinations available at AthruZ Pediatrics.
Types Of Vaccinations
Age Recommendation – Above five years old
Number of doses – Two doses, twenty-one days apart. People with a weakened immune system should get one more shot twenty-eight days later after getting their final dose.
Booster – After finishing the Pfizer-BioNTech main course, it is advised that everyone over the age of 12 receive a booster dose at least five months later. Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 is the only vaccine booster given to adolescents aged 12 to 17. Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna boosters are recommended for adults 18 years of age and older in the vast majority of cases.
Age Recommendation – Eighteen or above
Number of doses – Two doses, twenty-eight days apart. People with a weakened immune system should get the third dose after twenty-eight days of their last shot.
Booster – People who got the Moderna vaccines are eligible to get a Moderna booster after five months of their last dosage. Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna is the recommended boosters by the CDC.
Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen
Age Recommendation – Eighteen or above.
Doses – Single dose
Booster – Individuals above 18 should receive a booster dose of either Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna at least two months after getting the J&J vaccination.
Possible Side Effects
- Muscle pain
Get your vaccinations at AthruZ Pediatrics to keep yourself and your family safe. Get in touch with our doctors to schedule an appointment, and we’ll guide you through the whole process. Keep in mind, at AthruZ Pediatrics, our patients are our priority!