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Wondering who can get a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot and when? Here’s what Texans need to know.

The vaccine’s protection goes down with time, so medical experts recommend a supplemental dose after two to six months. Find out here if it’s time to get one.

A pharmacist the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at Houston Independent School District’s Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center on Jan. 9, 2021. HISD partnered with Kroger to administer the COVID-19 Moderna vaccine to educators, police officers and school nurses as part of Phase 1A and 1B of the vaccine rollout.

What is a booster shot? 

Who can get a COVID-19 booster shot? 

When should I get my booster shot? 

Just to be clear, am I allowed to mix and match vaccines when it comes to getting a booster shot? Is it good or bad? Does it matter?

Which vaccine should I choose for my booster shot? 

Does the booster shot have any side effects? 

I’ve already received an additional COVID-19 shot on top of the mRNA two-dose series because I’m immunocompromised. Does that count as a booster?

Where can I receive a booster shot? 

When will more people become eligible to receive their booster shots?

Will there be enough booster shots for everybody who wants one? 

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