Hy-Vee now offering free Moderna and J&J booster shots
Eligible individuals can get the shot at various locations
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.