Boosters

Sindecuse Health Center will administer COVID-19 booster shots to WMU students. Call (269) 387-3287.

WMU employees and retirees are asked to seek boosters in the community.

Boosters are widely available in the community, often including evening and weekend hours at local pharmacies. Many locations require an appointment, so call your local pharmacy or provider first. Booster instructions vary according to the initial vaccine you received:

If you received Pfizer-BioNTech
Who should get a booster?  Ages 16 and older
When?  At least five months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series
Which one?

  • Teens 16–17 years old can get a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster
  • Adults 18 years and older can get any of the COVID-19 vaccines authorized in the United States

If you received Moderna
Who should get a booster?  Adults 18 years and older
When?  At least five months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series
Which one?  Any of the COVID-19 vaccines authorized in the United States

If you received Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen
Who should get a booster? Adults 18 years and older
When? At least 2 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination
Which one?  Any of the COVID-19 vaccines authorized in the United States

More information about COVID-19 booster shots is available on the Centers for Disease Control web site.