Which COVID-19 booster shot should I get? Your questions answered – CBC

Also: Do COVID-19 boosters protect against the omicron variant?

Dec 08, 2021

As the omicron variant continues to spread, many of you have been writing to us about COVID-19 booster vaccines.

We have been listening and posing your most-common questions to the experts. Here’s what they have to say.

Am I eligible for a booster shot?
That depends on where you live.

Whether or not you will be offered a COVID-19 booster shot is based on each province or territory’s eligibility criteria and rollout plan.

Earlier this month, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) recommended mRNA booster shots be administered to all Canadians over the age of 50 and anyone who falls into the high-risk category, including health care workers, Indigenous people, residents of long-term care homes or those living in congregate care settings.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/ask-booster-omicron-variant-faq-1.6278221

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