Vaccine appointments are available at local Walgreens stores for teenagers 16 and older who just became eligible for Pfizer’s COVID-19 booster shot.
Following FDA Emergency Use Authorization and new guidance from the CDC, Walgreens is offering Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine booster for adolescents ages 16-17. For the best experience, individuals are highly encouraged to use the Walgreens app or visit Walgreens.com/ScheduleVaccine to secure a vaccination appointment in advance.
“Walgreens pharmacy team members continue to play a critical role in the pandemic response effort across the U.S., having administered more than 52 million COVID-19 vaccines and more than 20 million COVID-19 tests,” said John Standley, president Walgreens. “We are grateful to our store team members who have shown tremendous dedication throughout the pandemic, and who are playing an integral role in providing much-needed access to critical medications, life-saving vaccines and COVID tests across thousands of communities nationwide.”
What You Need to Know About Boosters for Adolescents
- CDC Guidance: Adolescents 16-17 who completed their Pfizer primary vaccine series at least six months ago are now recommended to receive a Pfizer vaccine booster shot.
- Scheduling an Appointment: For the best experience, individuals are highly encouraged to use the Walgreens app or visit Walgreens.com/ScheduleVaccine to secure a vaccination appointment in advance. When scheduling an appointment, individuals will be asked to verify date of birth and provide the manufacturer and date of their last COVID-19 vaccine. Patients younger than 18 years old must have a parent or guardian present to sign the consent form at the time of immunization.*