COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Vaccines are currently readily available in many locations across the Region and the State of Wisconsin for all ages 5 and up. For more vaccine information you can visit WI DHS COVID-19 Vaccination Data Page.


Who is eligible?

Initial Series
Anyone ages 5 and older are now currently eligible in the state of Wisconsin for their initial vaccine series. 

  • Pfizer approved for ages 5 years or older
  • Moderna approved for ages 18 years or older
  • Johnson & Johnson/Janssen approved for ages 18 years or older

Booster Dose
Everyone 12 years and older is recommended to get a booster does for the best protection against COVID-19 and circulating variants

  • At least 2 months after a Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine.
  • At least 5 months*after your second dose of a Pfizer or Moderna primary vaccine series.

    *Individuals 12 years or older who are moderately to severely immunocompromised should get a booster dose
           - Three months after third (additional) dose of Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine - for a total of four doses.
           - Two months after second (additional) dose if the first dose was a Johnson & Johnson vaccine - for a total of three               doses.

Second Booster Dose
Some individual have the option to receive a second booster dose of Pfizer or Moderna 4 months after their first booster dose.

  • 50 years or older       
  • 18 years or older and received both a first dose and booster dose of Johnson & Johnson       
  • 12 years or older and moderately to severely immunocompromised (for example, due to cancer treatment, HIV infection, organ transplant, or a medical condition like DiGeorge syndrome).

CDC recommends people receive an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (like Pfizer or Moderna) over Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine in most situations(link is external). Currently, people 12-17 years old can only get a Pfizer booster dose. Children ages 11 years and younger are currently not authorized to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster dose.

Where You Can Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine

  1. Burnett/Polk Vaccine Clinic
  2. Health Systems
  3. Local Pharmacies
Polk County Second Booster Shots Flyer
If you are in need of help navigating any of these online forms, please feel free to call Public Health and we can connect you to resources who have offered up assistance in this area.