Chester County Health Department is offering booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine for certain populations

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The CHESTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT began offering booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines to certain populations on Monday, Oct. 25.
For individuals who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at 6 months or more after they complete the initial series:
65 years and older
Age 18 and over who live in long-term care settings
Age 18 and over who have underlying medical conditions
Age 18 and over who work or live in high-risk settings
Individuals who are 18 years and older and received the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine, a booster dose is recommended at two or more months after the initial vaccine.
Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. More information on the CDC’s recommendation for a booster dose is available online at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.
Chester County Health Department will offer COVID-19 vaccine booster doses from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with a break from noon to 1 p.m. at 301 Quinco Dr. Henderson, TN, 38340.Individuals are encouraged to check vaccines.gov to find a location that is offering their preferred COVID-19 vaccine.
Information on appointment availability at local health departments can be found at https://covid19.tn.gov/covid-19-vaccines/availability/. Appointments are encouraged but not required. Booster vaccines are also widely available from pharmacies, medical clinics, and other sites.
The mission of the Tennessee Department of Health is to protect, promote and improve the health and prosperity of people in Tennessee.
Learn more about TDH services and programs at www.tn.gov/health.