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More Than 200,000 Moderna and J&J Vaxxers Now Eligible For Boosters

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Now that the Federal Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have approved booster shots for Moderna and J&J vaxxers, boosters are now available for more than 200,000 New Mexicans in the first roll-out.

KSFR's Mary Lou Cooper talks with a New Mexico Department of Health spokesperson to find out the details.

The DOH confirms that all Johnson and Johnson vaccine recipients may switch vaccines when choosing a booster. 

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Mary Lou Cooper reports on consumer issues for KSFR as well as on politics and elder affairs. She has worked for the U.S. Congress as well as for the Nevada and Tennessee legislatures, and remains a political junkie. She worked many years for an association of Western state legislatures and was a contributor to “Capitol Ideas,” a national magazine about state government. In 2016 Cooper received a public service award from the New Mexico Broadcasting Association for her KSFR story on Internet romance scams. She has received journalism awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and from the National Federation of Press Women. She grew up in Oak Ridge, TN and received her BA from Emory University in Atlanta and her MA from the University of Texas Austin. She also holds fiction and screenwriting certificates from the University of Washington.
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