- For eligible immunocompromised people, the CDC recommends the same vaccine as previous doses.
- DCMC will be providing Moderna 3rd doses for adults who meet the immunocompromised criteria below.
- Individuals who have received Pfizer should contact Public Health to schedule their 3rd dose at 920-746-2234
- Individuals who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are not eligible for an additional dose at this time.
- Your additional dose must be administered at least 28 days after your vaccination series has been completed.
- Children age 12-18 should contact the DCMC pediatric department.
Eligible Immunocompromised Criteria
The CDC recommends a 3rd dose of COVID-19 vaccine for moderately to severely immunocompromised people. This includes people who have completed a vaccination series with Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna and are/have:
- 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 2 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
You may have seen the topic of additional doses of the majority of Americans in the media. We will continue to keep our patients posted on the latest developments regarding this information.