Uninsured residents will be given priority when it comes to government distribution of the new COVID-19 booster, county Health Officer Dr. Kisha Davis said during a Tuesday presentation to the Montgomery County Council in Rockville. Last month, the Food and Drug Administration approved new COVID-19 boosters from Pfizer and Moderna that is formulated to target the XBB.1.5 subvariant of the virus. But for the first time, the federal government will not be covering the cost of the vaccine.
Uninsured Montgomery County residents to receive priority in COVID-19 booster vaccination efforts
October 5, 2023