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About the Vaccines

​Two types of vaccine are being distributed in Broward County.

  • The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is for use in persons 16 years of age and older
  • The Moderna vaccine is for use in persons 18 years of age and older

How Vaccines Work (A Simple Explanation)

A third vaccine, the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) ​vaccine is for use in persons 18 years of age and older . It was previously approved for use, but the CDC and FDA have recommended a pause in the use of this vaccine in the U.S., effective Tuesday, April 13, 2021.​​