Publix pharmacies to begin offering free Moderna, Pfizer COVID vaccine booster shots

ORLANDO, Fla. — Publix pharmacies are now offering free Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for all eligible adults.

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The decision comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that everyone over the age of 18 who is already vaccinated can receive a booster.

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Anyone who has received a two-dose mRNA vaccine can get a booster six-months after being fully vaccinated, according to the CDC.

For those who have received a one-doze Johnson & Jonson vaccine, the CDC recommends a booster dose two months after being fully vaccinated.

Publix is offering Moderna booster shots at all their locations. Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson doses are only available at select locations.

To find out if a Publix pharmacy is offering your preferred vaccine dose, click here.

Patients can also visit vaccine.gov for information on where to find the preferred vaccine nearest to them.

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Publix pharmacies also continue to offer first and second doses of all three vaccines for anyone eligible to receive one.

The COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters provided by Publix are free.

Patients with insurance need to bring their insurance card with them.

Medicare members should bring their red, white, and blue Medicare Part B card.

Everyone else simply needs to provide their driver’s license or Social Security number.

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Anyone who’s interested can also receive a flu shot with their COVID-19 vaccination.

For more information on COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, click here.

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