Bivalent COVID-19 vaccines will likely start to replace current boosters: Peterborough Public Health

If you are over the age of 70, a long-term care resident, a healthcare worker, an Indigenous person, an immunocompromised or pregnant individual over the age of 18 - a new type of COVID-19 vaccine is now available to you. As of Sept. 12, Ontarians can now book and receive Moderna's bivalent vaccine which specifically targets the COVID-19 Omicron variant. The province says this is one of many tools to keep people out of hospitals, but some may still have some questions. Noor Ibrahim checked in with Dr. Thomas Piggott, medical officer of health with Peterborough Public Health, to learn more.