COVID-19 Vaccine


Things to Know: 

  • Pfizer Booster Shot Rollout Begins:  On Sept. 24th, the CDC approved recommendations for Pfizer vaccine booster shots for individuals 65+, residents in long-term care settings, adults 18-64 with underlying medical conditions, and adults 18-64 in high-risk work and institutional settings at least 6 months after their Pfizer primary series. We will be updating our website and FAQs with more details on this new guidance. Please see ADHS press release and  CDC statement for more information.
  • Pfizer Vaccine Gets Full Approval: The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, now named Comirnaty, was granted full approval for ages 16 and up by the FDA. It is still under emergency use authorization for ages 12-15 and for administering third doses to certain immunocompromised individuals 12 and up. For more, see the FDA's statement.
  • FDA/CDC Approves Additional Vaccine Dose for Immunocompromised: The FDA amended the emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for both the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine and the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Aug. 12th to allow for the use of an additional dose in certain immunocompromised individuals. View CDC ACIP committee recommendations and full list of conditions
  • New Research Supports Vaccination is Safe for Pregnant Women: CDC has released new data on the safety of the COVID-19 vaccines in pregnant people and is recommending all people 12 years of age and older get vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Are You a Vaccine Provider? For information and links to vaccine guidance for providers, training resources, and more, please visit our Partners and Providers page
  • New Vaccination Data: We are now publishing data on who has been vaccinated in Maricopa County. These data are updated each Wednesday at Maricopa.gov/COVID19vaccinedata.

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