Two clinics scheduled for COVID-19 booster shots

Humboldt County Memorial Hospital and Humboldt County Public Health have announced two clinics for people eligible to receive COVID-19 booster shots the clinics will be Wednesday, Nov. 3 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wednesday, Nov. 10 from 2-6 p.m.

Humboldt County Public Health and Humboldt County Memorial Hospital (HCMH) will be hosting a public COVID-19 Moderna Booster Shot Clinic at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds.
Two clinics will be held:
• Wednesday Nov. 3, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• Wednesday Nov. 10, from 2-6 p.m.
For individuals who received a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (or Pfizer), the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at six months or more after their initial series.
• 65 years and older
•Age 18+ who live in long-term care settings
• Age 18+ who have underlying medical conditions
• Age 18+ who work or live in high-risk settings
For individuals who got the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, booster shots are also recommended for those who are 18 and older and who were vaccinated two or more months ago.
Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose. Some people may have a preference for the vaccine type that they originally received, and others may prefer to get a different booster. CDC’s recommendations now allow for this type of mix and match dosing for booster shots.
To schedule your appointment please click on: or visit Walk-Ins are welcome. Please enter through the south gate on your scheduled date/time.
HCMH/Public Health will only have the Moderna vaccine available at the fairgrounds.

Unvaccinated, see pharmacies
Below are the available locations in Humboldt if you would like to receive your first dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine:
• Hy-Vee Pharmacy – Humboldt, Pfizer: 12 years and older; two dose series 21 days apart. Walk-ins welcome, or make an appointment:
• Larry's Pharmacy – Humboldt, Moderna: ages 18 years and older; two dose series 28 days apart. Walk-ins are welcome.
FDA updates are available at:
People with questions should visit or call Humboldt County Public Health at (515) 332-2492.

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