BOOSTER EVENTS - AUGUST & SEPTEMBER
August - COVID Booster
- Thurs, August 18, 10 am - 2 pm
- Thurs, August 25, 10 a.m. - 2 pm
- Location - 1400 W. Washington St.
September - COVID Booster & Flu Shots
- Tues, September 6, 8 am - 9:30 am, DES Peoria - 8990 W. Peoria Ave.
- Thurs, September 8, 10 am - 12 pm, DES Phoenix - 8620 N. 22nd Ave.
- Fri, September 16, 9 am - 1pm, DES Chandler - 125 E. Elliot Rd.
- Appointments are needed for COVID shots, so please book your time at pickatime.com/azstatebooster.
- Appointments are not needed for flu shots, you may walk in.
- Due to high demand, walk-ups cannot be accommodated.
- Masks are required.
Type of Booster, Eligibility and Cost
- Moderna is the only vaccine available at this event. Moderna COVID booster vaccination is the original COVID vaccine which will be used for the primary series and booster doses.
- Vaccines may be mixed and matched, see “Vaccine Booster Overview” below.
- Free - you do not have to be on the State insurance plan.
- State employees only, 18 and over. Dependents are not eligible for this event.
To Bring with You
- Bring your employee ID.
- Bring your COVID vaccine card - you must be able to demonstrate that it has been more than six months since your last dose of Moderna or Pfizer; or two months since your last dose of Johnson & Johnson/Janssen. If you have lost your COVID-19 vaccine card, see "Lost Vaccine Card" below to learn how to obtain records of your vaccination. Your vaccination record cannot be accessed at the event.
- Save time - complete and print the consent forms to bring with you for the COVID booster and flu shots. There are also forms available at the event.
VACCINES ARE AVAILABLE TO ALL ARIZONA RESIDENTS AT $0
All state residents can receive a vaccine or booster at $0.
- Map of Vaccine Providers - Interactive Map
- Text to Find Vaccines - Text your ZIP Code to 438829 (GETVAX) to get a message with three locations near you with vaccines available.
- Pharmacies - Most major pharmacies are offering the vaccine across the state.
- State Employee Program
- The state employee vaccine program is completed.
- Boosters are being offered on a limited basis and will be announced by email. Please make sure your work and personal email is updated in hrsystems.azdoa.gov> YES to ensure that you are receiving benefits communications.
- Pfizer - can be administered to people 16 and above. It requires two doses 21 days apart. See the Pfizer overview page on the CDC website for full information.
- Moderna - can be administered to people 18 and above. It requires two doses 28 days apart. See the Moderna overview page on the CDC website for full information.
- Johnson & Johnson (J&J) - can be administered to people 18 and above. It requires one dose. See the Johnson & Johnson overview page on the CDC website for full information.
- You cannot mix the kinds of vaccines you receive for the initial series. The booster can be from any of the three manufacturers, see below.
VACCINE BOOSTER OVERVIEW
The federal government has authorized Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine booster doses for eligible individuals.
Who Can Get a Booster
Per CDC Guidelines, here are the rules for booster eligibility
- 1st Booster - This is for persons aged 18 and older who have already received their primary COVID vaccine series five months or more ago.
- 2nd Booster - This is limited to these eligible persons at least 4 months after 1st booster:
- Persons aged 50 years and older.
- Persons aged 18 and older who are moderately or severely immunocompromised (no documentation required).
- Learn more from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Mix and Match
You are allowed to mix and match vaccine types, meaning you can get a booster shot from a different manufacturer than your original vaccine doses.
- Moderna and Pfizer Doses
- Single booster dose at least five months after the two-dose primary series is completed.
- Moderna booster is a half dose of the first dose.
- Ages 16 and older.
- Johnson & Johnson/Janssen Doses
- Single booster dose at least two months after the original single dose.
- Ages 16 and older.
DO I HAVE TO TAKE THE VACCINATION?
Vaccines and boosters are important of protecting yourself from getting seriously ill or dying from COVID-19. They are recommended for most people. Vaccination is voluntary but highly encouraged. We wish to emphasize the importance of vaccination to the safety of your family and workplace and to the future prosperity of our State.
LOST VACCINE CARD
Print a record from the STATE vaccine site
- If you received a vaccine through a state-sponsored site, go to podvaccine.azdhs.gov.
- At the top right, click "My Vaccinations."
- You can see all vaccinations for everyone registered under your account, such as family members.
- You can download and print a pdf of each vaccine appointment.
Order a vaccination record from the State
- If you need proof of your COVID-19 vaccination, you may obtain a vaccination record from the Arizona State Immunization Information System (ASIIS), a lifetime registry.
- Please complete and submit the ADHS Immunization Record Request Form and email it to [email protected].
- You will need to send in the completed request form and a picture ID and allow 5-7 days for a response.