Booster Q&A Social Media Toolkit

This toolkit includes downloadable social media cards that address some common questions about COVID-19 booster shots.

Primary shot versus Booster

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Primary shot versus Booster - Primary shots are the full doses of COVID-19 vaccine you first receive. Booster shots are for people 5+ who already have all their primary shots.

Primary shot versus Booster

Social media text:

What’s the difference between #COVID19 vaccine primary and booster shots? Primary shots are the full doses of COVID-19 vaccine that everyone gets first. Booster shots are for people 5+ who already received all their primary shots bit.ly/3naGwK6 #NIHCEAL

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Primary shot versus Booster - Primary shots are the full doses of COVID-19 vaccine you first receive. Booster shots are for people 5+ who already have all their primary shots.

Who needs a booster?

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Who needs a booster? Everyone ages 5+ who received all their COVID-19 primary shots should plan for a booster shot. People 50+ and those at risk of severe COVID-19 may benefit from an additional booster as well.

Who needs a booster?

Social media text:

Who needs a booster #COVID19 vaccine? If you are 5+ and had all the primary doses of your COVID-19 vaccine, you should get a booster shot. When to get this booster shot depends which vaccine you had to start with. bit.ly/3naGwK6 #NIHCEAL

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Who needs a booster? Everyone ages 5+ who received all their COVID-19 primary shots should plan for a booster shot. People 50+ and those at risk of severe COVID-19 may benefit from an additional booster as well.

Which booster vaccine?

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Which booster vaccine? Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are preferred as booster shots for most people (18+)*  *Ages 5-17 receive Pfizer-BioNTech

Which booster vaccine?

Social media text:

Which #COVID19 vaccine is best for booster shots? Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna (mRNA vaccines) are preferred in most situations if you are 18+. Children ages 5-17 may only have a Pfizer booster shot. bit.ly/3naGwK6 #NIHCEAL

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Which booster vaccine? Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are preferred as booster shots for most people (18+)*  *Ages 5-17 receive Pfizer-BioNTech

Why boosters?

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Why boosters? The protection from COVID-19 that a vaccine gives lessens over time. Booster shots “boost” your protection against serious illness and death.

Why boosters?

Social media text:

Why are boosters needed? Over time, #COVID19 vaccines’ ability to protect you from serious illness and death decreases. Booster shots increase protection from COVID-19 infection, which is important as variants emerge. bit.ly/3naGwK6 #NIHCEAL

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Why boosters? The protection from COVID-19 that a vaccine gives lessens over time. Booster shots “boost” your protection against serious illness and death.

Will I need more booster shots?

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Will I need more booster shots? People 50+ and those with increased risk for severe COVID-19 may get extra protection from another booster shot 4 months after their first. A healthcare provider can tell you if you need another shot.

Will I need more booster shots?

Social media text:

Will I need more booster shots? People 50+ and other people at increased risk for severe COVID-19 may get even more protection by receiving a second booster shot. Check with a healthcare provider to see if you are eligible. bit.ly/3naGwK6  #NIHCEAL

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Will I need more booster shots? People 50+ and those with increased risk for severe COVID-19 may get extra protection from another booster shot 4 months after their first. A healthcare provider can tell you if you need another shot.