Hy-Vee now offering free Moderna and J&J booster shots

Eligible individuals can get the shot at various locations
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WEST DES MOINES, IA — Today, Hy-Vee announced that free Moderna and J&J vaccine booster doses are now available at pharmacy locations across its eight-state region.

The boosters are free to all eligible patients, regardless of their insurance coverage.

The following groups of people are eligible for a Moderna booster at least six months after their second Moderna vaccine dose:

-Long-term care facility residents
-Individuals age 65+
-Individuals age 18+ with underlying medical conditions
-Individuals ages 18-64 who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting

Boosters are also recommended for J&J vaccine recipients age 18 and older at least two months after their first dose.

It is strongly recommended that individuals schedule their COVID-19 vaccination in advance by visiting www.hy-vee.com/covidvaccine.

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