Vaccine Blurbs Special Edition: COVID-19 Vaccine Availability Update


Washington State Department of Health | May 1, 2024

COVID-19 Vaccine Availability Update

The FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) will meet May 16th to discuss and make recommendations on the selection of strains to be included in a 2024-2025 formula for COVID-19 vaccines. As manufacturers prepare for a potential change for the 2024-2025 respiratory season, availability of current COVID-19 vaccine products is changing. Specific products will become unavailable for ordering as expiration dates near or inventory is depleted. Product availability is expected as follows:

COVID vaccine expiry and availability

To manage the shorter vaccine shelf-life, we recommend providers place smaller, more frequent orders.