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Everything you need to know about getting a COVID-19 booster in New Hampshire

photo of vaccine vials
Gabriela Lozada

If you have questions about COVID-19 booster shots in New Hampshire, we have answers.

Keep track of our COVID-19 coverage here.

Am I eligible to receive a booster shot?

If you are 18 years and older and are fully vaccinated, you are eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot.

People who received the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in their initial series are eligible for a booster six months after their second shot, and those who got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are eligible two months after their first shot.

NPR: What you need to know about COVID boosters

Where can I get my booster shot? 

Booster shots are available at pharmacies like CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid as well as local clinics across the state. Due to high demand, pharmacies are booking in advance and are not generally taking walk-ins. You can search for locations near you on vaccines.gov.

On-site Medical Services, a New Hampshire based company contracting with the state, is also opening several fixed sites across New Hampshire.

The state’s mobile vaccine van is also offering booster doses. The schedule for the walk-in van clinics can be found here.

Individuals who may need a booster shot administered in their home can:

The state will also host a large “Booster Blitz” event at locations across New Hampshire on Dec. 11, where eligible Granite Staters can get their booster shots before the Christmas holiday.
But the "Booster Blitz" event is appointment only. Scheduling opens Wednesday, Dec. 1, at the state's vaccination website. That means if you walk in without an appointment, you may nor be able to get an appt.

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Corrected: October 21, 2021 at 4:55 PM EDT
Due to an editing error, this article originally appeared with a photo of a testing clinic. We've updated the photo and regret the error.