Omicron-Specific Booster Now available




Published On: September 5, 2022


Starting today (9/6) the new booster that targets omicron as well as older-style COVID is available in Minnesota. This is recommended particularly for older and immune-compromised adults but also for others (though there is some debate about its importance for the wider public). With cooler weather on the way and the holidays a few months away, the new booster will hopefully be able to keep a new surge in check and also help people get through the winter more safely.

Here is a good write up about the new vaccine:

Here is a listing of public sites where the shot is available, though it is also being given at CVS and Walgreens pharmacies: