Alexander County Public Health continues to provide Covid-19 vaccinations.
At this time the Alexander County Health Department is scheduling:
· First and second dose appointments for the Pfizer vaccine for persons age 12 and older and the Moderna vaccine for persons age 18 and older
· Pfizer booster vaccines for persons who received both their first and second Pfizer doses at least 6 months ago and who can self-attest that they are (1 or more of the following):age 65 or older;age 18 or older and a resident of a long-term care facility; are 18-64 with an underlying medical condition(s) that puts them at high risk for severe COVID-19, or are 18-64 with an occupational exposure to COVID-19
The Health Department continues to schedule third-doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to fully vaccinated persons who are moderately to severely immunocompromised according to CDC guidelines.
The FDA authorized the Moderna booster for the same populations and at six-months after second dose on 10/14/21. It will be reviewed at CDC on 10/20 &/or 10/21/21 and we expect to know more about scheduling around 10/26/21.
The FDA is also reviewing Janssen/J&J today – 10/15/21. We will have more details about boosters for those who received J&J around 10/26/21 as well.
To register for a vaccine appointment at our office, visit https://alexandercountync.gov/covid/ or call 828-632-9704.