As of December 8th, the FDA authorized updated (bivalent) COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 6 months to 5 years. This includes both Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech bivalent vaccines. 
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Jan. 19, 2023
The new, updated COVID-19 boosters provide greater protection against COVID-19, including the Omicron variant. Visit to find a location and schedule your booster today!

Sept. 29, 2022
On August 31, the FDA removed emergency use authorization of the Pfizer COVID-19 monovalent vaccine and Moderna COVID-19 monovalent vaccine for individuals 12 years of age and older as booster doses, however they continue to be authorized for use as a primary vaccine series for individuals 6 months of age and older.

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine remains authorized as a single booster dose for individuals 5-11 years of age at least 5 months after completing a primary series of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

If you are 12 years of age or older and currently have an appointment scheduled for either the monovalent Pfizer or Moderna booster, you need to reschedule for when locations have the new COVID-19 bivalent vaccines available. Please speak with your healthcare provider.

Sept. 6, 2022
This week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) authorized the use of the Pfizer vaccine for children 6 months through 4 years of age as well as the Moderna vaccine for children 6 months through 5 years of age. This means that everyone 6 months and older is now eligible to receive vaccination against COVID-19. Both the Wisconsin Department of Health (DHS) and Brown County Public Health support the recommendation that children ages 6 months through 5 years should be vaccinated against COVID-19. ​

COVID-19 vaccines remain available to all Wisconsinites at no cost regardless of immigration or health insurance status. Parents and guardians can schedule an appointment for the vaccine using a variety of options, including with their health care provider, at community-based vaccination clinics, local and tribal health departments, or pharmacies. Vaccination sites across Wisconsin may choose to provide vaccines to specific age groups. Parents and guardians are encouraged to check with their local health clinics or visit to find vaccination sites for specific age groups.

DHS Recommends COVID-19 Vaccines for Everyone Age 6 Months and Older | Wisconsin Department of Health Services
June 22, 2022
The updated (bivalent) COVID-19 booster is now available for children 5-11 years of age, in addition to individuals 12 years of age and older. These updated boosters provide greater protection against COVID-19, including the Omicron variant. Visit to schedule your booster today.
Jan. 19, 2023
If you are curious, or need more information on the eligible groups, please check out the graphic included in this post and share with someone you know! Remember that anyone who is part of phase 1A, 1B, or IC are eligible to receive the vaccine right now.

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Mar. 25, 2021