Persons with underlying medical conditions

mRNA COVID-19 vaccines may be administered to persons with underlying medical conditions who have no contraindications to vaccination, including people with:

  • Immunocompromising conditions, including HIV, and those taking immunosuppressive medications (see additional considerations on the following slides)
  • Autoimmune conditions
  • History of Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • History of Bell’s palsy
  • History of dermal filler use


  infoInterim Clinical Considerations for Use of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine



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