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As of Friday, August 13, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have authorized a third shot of the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine.

The State of Louisiana along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends that people whose immune systems are compromised moderately to severely and are fully vaccinated with an mRNA (Pfizer or Moderna) COVID-19 vaccine should receive an additional dose of that same mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. Patients may self-attest to their condition by completing and signing this form.