Bivalent COVID-19 boosters arriving in Georgia this week

The Georgia Department of Public Health will start offering the new bivalent COVID-19 booster this week when it arrives in the state.

The bivalent booster, manufactured by Pfizer, was recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. The booster was recommended for individuals aged 12 and older. The Moderna-manufactured bivalent booster was recommended by the same groups for those 18 and older.