In September, the US FDA authorized the use of updated COVID-19 mRNA vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna. The updated COVID-19 vaccine is also known as the 2023–2024 COVID-19 vaccine. The CDC recommends that everyone 6 months or older get a 2023–2024 COVID-19 vaccine, either Pfizer or Moderna. Novavax may also soon be available.
The 2023-2024 COVID-19 vaccine will be available in Norfolk in October through local pharmacies and many providers. private insurance, Medicare or Medicaid will cover the cost of the vaccine.