Governor Janet Mills has announced that, effective immediately, all Maine adults age 18 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster shot, regardless of underlying medical condition.
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Expanding booster eligibility will protect the health of Maine people, limit transmission of the deadly Delta variant, and preserve our health care system’s capacity now overburdened because of a sustained surge of COVID-19 cases. Because of this surge, particularly among unvaccinated individuals, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention has determined that all Maine residents live or work in high-risk settings, justifying the expansion of booster eligibility.
Effective immediately, people ages 18 and over may receive a booster shot in Maine if:
-They completed the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series at least six months ago; OR
-They received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least two months ago.
More at Maine.gov.
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