COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Weekly Updates

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COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Weekly Updates

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August 25, 2022


Bivalent vaccine booster pre-ordering event is open in MIIC

  • The pre-order event for Moderna and Pfizer bivalent vaccine boosters is now open in MIIC. It will remain open until 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 30.
  • Delivery is expected following emergency use authorization (EUA). Depending on when the EUA is complete, vaccines may be delivered as early as next week. We will share updates on confirmed delivery dates as things are finalized at the federal level.
  • Please refer to the Aug. 18 provider bulletin for additional details and considerations for pre-orders.

ACIP meetings for bivalent boosters

  • The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has tentatively scheduled meetings on Sept. 1 and 2 to discuss bivalent COVID-19 vaccine boosters in anticipation of emergency use authorization (EUA) approval.
  • Meeting information is available at CDC: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).
  • These meetings are virtual, and no registration is required.


CDC expands eligibility for Novavax COVID-19 vaccine to include 12-17 year-olds

On Aug. 22, CDC updated the Interim Clinical Considerations for Use of COVID-19 Vaccines to include Novavax COVID-19 vaccine as a primary series option in adolescents ages 12-17 years.

Refer to the CDC’s media statement CDC Recommends Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine for Adolescents and the EUA factsheets at FDA: Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine, Adjuvanted for further details.

Find previous bulletins at COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Updates.