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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

COVID-19 Booster Shots and Third Doses

October 2021 | Adult Down Syndrome Center - Resource

UPDATED 10/29/2021: The physicians at the Adult Down Syndrome Center shared information about COVID-19 booster shots for individuals with Down syndrome in the article linked here.

10/21/2021: The CDC shared booster shot recommendations for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines. There are now booster recommendations for all 3 COVID-19 vaccines available in the United States.

10/15/2021: According to the CDC, you can get a flu vaccine at the same time you get a COVID-19 vaccine, including a COVID-19 booster shot.

More Information

General COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Third Doses for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised People

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

Joint Statement from HHS Public Health and Medical Experts on COVID-19 Booster Shots (8/18/2021)


All COVID-19 resources in our library can be found at this link.

Please note: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for a medical, psychiatric, mental health, or behavioral evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment plan by a qualified professional. We recommend you review the educational material with your health providers regarding the specifics of your health care needs.