Covid-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

Last revised/reviewed:  November 10, 2022

Have you received your primary series?
This is 3 doses of the infant Pfizer OR 2 doses of the infant Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

NO, I have not received my primary series

  • Pfizer: you are eligible for a 3 dose primary series of infant Pfizer. Each dose can be received 2 months (56 days) after the last dose was administered.
    • In discussion with your health care provider and/or vaccinator you may choose to receive the next doses as early as 21 days after the 1st dose and 2 months (56 days) after the second dose OR;
  • Moderna: you are eligible for a 2 dose primary series of Infant Moderna. The second dose can be received 2 months (56 days) after the 1st
    • In discussion with your health care provider and/or vaccinator you may choose to receive the next dose as early as 28 days after the 1st
  • NOTE: There is no preference between the infant Pfizer or infant Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Immunization will depend on vaccine availability at the clinic.
  • Book your appointment today! How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment (ontario.ca)

YES, I have received my primary series

  • You are all caught up! There are no booster doses available for this age range at this time.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you have had a COVID-19 infection recently, it is recommended to wait at least 3 months after COVID-19 infection to receive your next dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Have you received your primary series?
This is 2 doses of the monovalent Pfizer or monovalent Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

NO, I have not received my primary series

  • You are eligible for a 2 dose primary series of either the monovalent Pfizer (ages 5+) or monovalent Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (ages 18+). The second dose can be received 2 months (56 days) after the first dose.
    • In discussion with your health care provider and/or vaccinator you may choose to receive the next dose as early as 28 days after the 1st
  • Book your appointment today! How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment (ontario.ca)

YES, I have received my primary series

  • Did you receive your last dose over 6 months ago?
    • YES
      • You are eligible for a booster dose of monovalent Pfizer (ages 5-11), bivalent Pfizer vaccine (ages 12+) or bivalent Moderna vaccine (ages 18+) 6 months (168 days) after you have received your last COVID-19 vaccine. 
      • Book your appointment today! How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment (ontario.ca)
    • NO
      • You are not yet eligible for a booster dose. In discussion with your health care provider and/or vaccinator you may choose to receive your next dose as early as 3 months (84 days) after your last dose.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you have had a COVID-19 infection recently, it is recommended to wait at least 3 months after COVID-19 infection to receive your next dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Are you immunocompromised and have you received your primary series?
For those who are immunocompromised, the primary series is 3 doses of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

NO, I have not received my primary series

  • You are eligible for a 3 dose primary series of the infant Moderna COVID-19 vaccine OR a 4 dose primary series of the Infant Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine. Each dose can be received 2 months (56 days) after the previous dose.
    • Pfizer: In discussion with your health care provider and/or vaccinator you may choose to receive your second dose 21 days after your first dose.
    • Moderna: In discussion with your health care provider and/or vaccinator you may choose to receive each dose as early as 28 days apart.
  • NOTE: The infant Moderna primary series is preferred due to requiring less doses than the infant Pfizer primary series. However, Immunization will depend on vaccine availability at the clinic.
  • Book your appointment today! How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment (ontario.ca)

YES, I have received my primary series

You are all caught up! You are not eligible for booster doses at this time. 

PLEASE NOTE:  If you have had a COVID-19 infection recently, it is recommended to wait at least 3 months after COVID-19 infection to receive your next dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Have you received your primary series?
This is 3 doses of the monovalent Pfizer or monovalent Moderna COVID-19 vaccine?

NO, I have not received my primary series

  • You are eligible for a 3 dose primary series of either the monovalent Pfizer (ages 5+) or monovalent Moderna (ages 18+) vaccine. Each dose can be received 2 months (56 days) after the previous dose.
    • In discussion with your health care provider and/or vaccinator you may choose to receive the next doses as early as 28 days after the 1st dose and 28 days after the second dose.
  • Book your appointment today! How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment (ontario.ca) 

YES, I have received my primary series

  • Did you receive your last dose over 6 months ago?
    • YES
      • You are eligible for a booster dose of the monovalent Pfizer or monovalent Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (ages 5-11) or the bivalent Pfizer vaccine (12+) or the bivalent Moderna vaccine (ages 12+) 6 months (168 days) after you have received your last COVID-19 vaccine.
    • NO
      • You are not yet eligible for a booster dose. In discussion with your health care provider and/or vaccinator you may choose to receive your next dose as early as 3 months (84 days) after your last dose.

Book your appointment today! How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment (ontario.ca)

PLEASE NOTE:  If you have had a COVID-19 infection recently, it is recommended to wait at least 3 months after COVID-19 infection to receive your next dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

The following is a list of vaccine preference for each age group.

PLEASE NOTE: supply of these vaccines may fluctuate. If a Peterborough Public Health Clinic is being advertised for a certain age range, we can guarantee that at least one vaccine will be available for that age range. Please review the PPH clinic calendar for additional info regarding clinic dates and vaccine availability.

Primary Series:

  • 6 months to under 5 years: There is no preference between the infant Pfizer vaccine or the infant Moderna vaccine.
  • 6 months to under 5 years (Immunocompromised): The infant Moderna vaccine.
  • 5 to 11 years: The monovalent Pfizer vaccine.
  • 12 to 29 years: The monovalent Pfizer vaccine.
  • 30 years and over: There is no preference between the monovalent Pfizer vaccine or the monovalent Moderna vaccine.

Booster Doses:

  • 6 months to under 5: not eligible for booster doses.
  • 5 to 11 years: The monovalent Pfizer vaccine (this is the only product authorized for this age group).
  • 12-17 years: The bivalent Pfizer vaccine (This is the only bivalent product authorized for this age group).
  • 12-17 (Immunocompromised): The bivalent Pfizer vaccine. The bivalent Moderna may be given off label with informed consent.
  • 18+ years: There is no preference between the bivalent Pfizer or bivalent Moderna
  • 18+ (Immunocompromised): There is no preference between the bivalent Pfizer or bivalent Moderna

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