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Vaccine Comparison Chart

Use the schedules below to determine how many total COVID-19 vaccine doses are recommended
based on primary series product, age, and immune status.

COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule for Most People.
People ages 6 months through 4 years - Moderna - Primary dose 1 and in 4-8 weeks primary dose 2 OR Pfizer-BioNTech - Primary Dose 1 and in 3-8 weeks Primary Dose 2 then in at least 8 weeks Primary Dose 3 
			  People ages 5-11 years - Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech - Primary dose - then in 3-8 weeks (pfizer) or 4-8 weeks (Moderna) - at least 2 months later Bivalent mRND booster.
			  People ages 12 years and older - Moderna, Noravax, or Pfizer-BioNTech - Primary Dose 1 then Primary Dose 2 in 3-8 weeks (Norovax or Pfizer) OR in 4-8 weeks (Moderna) - In at least 2 months receive the Bivalent mRNA booster.
			  People ages 18 years and older who previously received the Janssen primary series dose - Primary dose - then in at least 2 months Bivalent mRNA booster.

COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule for People Who are Moderately or Severely Immunocompromised.
Moderna (ages 6 months-5 years) - Dose 1 (primary) - in 4 weeks, Dose 2 (primary) - in at least 4 weeks Dose 3 (primary).
Pfizer-BioNTech (ages 6 months to 4 years) - Dose 1 (primary) in 3 weeks Dose 2 (primary) in at least 8 weeks Dose 3 (primary).
Moderna or Pfizer-BoiNTech (ages 5-11 years) Dose 1 (primary) in 3 weeks (Pfizer) or in 4 weeks (Moderna) Dose 2 (primary) in at least 4 weeks, Dose 3 (primary) In at least 2 months, Bivalent mRNA booster.
Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech (ages 12 years and older) - Dose 1 (primary) in 3 weeks (Pfizer) or 4 weeks (Moderna), Dose 2 (primary) - in at least 4 weeks, Dose 3 (primary) - in at least 2 months Dose 4 (Bivalent mRNA booster*)
			  OR Noravax - Primary dose then in 3 weeks dose 2 primary - then in at least 2 months Bivalent mRNA booster.

Janssen (ages 18 years and older)* - Dose 1 (primary) - in 4 weeks, Dose 2 (additional mRNA dose) - in at least 2 months, Dose 3 (bivalent mRNA booster*).

Note: This schedule does not include clinical details necessary for administering COVID-19 vaccines. For clinical details, see the resources at the end of this document.

*The bivalent booster dose is administered at least 2 months after completion of the primary series. For people who previously received a monovalent booster dose(s), the bivalent booster dose is administered at least 2 months after the last monovalent booster dose.

† Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine should only be used in certain limited situations. See: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/clinical-considerations/interim-considerations-us-appendix.html#appendix-a

Updated: October 12, 2022

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