J&J/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Expiration May 6, 2023
This is a reminder that all remaining doses of J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine in the United States will expire on May 6, 2023. All channels should prepare to clear their COVID-19 vaccine inventory of J&J/Janssen and discontinue further administration of this vaccine.CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Program Agreement specifically requires providers to:The
- dispose of expired COVID-19 vaccine in accordance with local regulations and processes regulating medical waste, and
- report disposed as wastage in VTrckS
The Operational Summary for Identifying, Disposing, and Reporting COVID-19 Vaccine Wastage l CDC provides information to help awardees and immunization managers identify, handle, dispose of, and report waste in COVID-19 vaccination programs. The administration of expired vaccines continues to be a significant issue based on VAERS reporting. You can help prevent these errors by ensuring J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine is removed from your storage units and disposing of it according to state and local regulations.