Hy-Vee offering COVID-19 boosters starting Friday
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (KWQC) - Hy-Vee is now offering free Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine boosters. It’s available at all Hy-Vee Pharmacy locations in its eight-state region.
The company made the announcement late Thursday.
Hy-Vee says the FDA and CDC recommend the Moderna booster dose 6 months following the second dose of the vaccine for the following people:
· Long-term care facility residents
· Individuals ages 65+
· Individuals ages 18+ with underlying medical conditions,
· Individuals ages 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting
Both organizations also recommend the J&J booster for all of its vaccine recipients 2 months after vaccination.
The booster is available for free to those who are eligible, regardless of insurance coverage.
Hy-Vee recommends you schedule an appointment. You can do so by clicking here.
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