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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly gets Covid-19 booster shot and encourages Kansans to do the same

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It was announced Saturday that Kansas Governor Laura Kelly had received Moderna’s Covid-19 booster shot on Friday.

She went on to say in a press release, “The COVID-19 vaccine is free, safe, effective, and the best way to keep our communities protected from this virus.”

The CDC recommends booster shots for certain Kansans that have already completed their Moderna or Pfizer vaccine series.

These individuals are people aged 65 years and older, residents 18 and older in a long-term care facility, people 18 and over who have an underlying medical condition, and people 18 and older who are at greater risk of exposure to the virus due to occupational or institutional setting.

The same news release states later on, “The vaccine booster dose only applies to individuals who completed the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine series at least 6 months ago.

For all people who got the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, booster shots are also recommended for those who are 18 and older and who were vaccinated two or more months ago.

There are now booster recommendations for all three available COVID-19 vaccines in the United States. Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. Some people may prefer the vaccine type that they originally received and others may prefer to get a different booster. CDC’s recommendations now allow for a mix and match dosing for booster shots.

Eligibility for a booster dose based on an underlying medical condition will only require self-attestation – a prescription or assessment from a health care provider is not required.”

Visit to find a Covid-19 vaccine clinic.

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