POST Online Media Lite Edition



 

Kansas adopts CDC’s Pfizer booster shot recommendation

Christian Fernsby |
Governor Laura Kelly announced Kansas will adopt the CDC’s Booster Recommendations and has authorized all COVID-19 vaccine providers to begin administering Pfizer booster shots to all eligible Kansans.

Article continues below




“The COVID-19 vaccine is free, safe, effective, and it is our best tool to beat this virus,” Governor Laura Kelly said.

“But our work to defeat this pandemic is not done. The best way for us to get out of this pandemic is to work together to ensure our friends, neighbors, and communities are all vaccinated against COVID-19.”

The vaccine booster dose only applies to individuals who completed the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine series at least 6 months ago. 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.


What to read next

Kansas City, Mo. and Ks. raise tobacco sale age to 21
Maryland: Governor Hogan authorizes COVID-19 booster shots, healthcare workers to get help
Governor Justice launches first program in U.S. to measure antibody levels among vaccinated