Third Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Recommended & Available for Certain Immunocompromised Individuals
August 25, 2021
Montana health care providers can now offer third doses of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to certain immunocompromised individuals following new recently announced federal recommendations.
“This is great news because we know the impact COVID-19 has with high-risk groups,” DPHHS Director Adam Meier said. “The updated recommendations will ensure those most vulnerable to complications from COVID-19 can get as much protection as possible.”
Meier said while authorized vaccines have proven to be more than 90% effective in protecting against most variants, emerging data suggest...