COVID- 19 Booster Doses Approved
Booster doses for all the COVID-19 vaccines, Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson, have now been approved. Booster doses can be mixed and matched. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services recommends that the following people receive a booster dose of Moderna or Pfizer at least six months after receiving their second dose to further strengthen their immunity: People 65 years and older; All residents that are in long-term care; People ages 18 and older with medical conditions; People ages 18 and older who are at higher risk for COVID-19 exposure because of their job. If you received a Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the Wisconsin Department of health services recommends a booster at least 2 months after receiving the first dose. To schedule your booster dose, call your doctor’s office or local pharmacy. To find a vaccine or booster dose near you visit www.vaccinefinder.org. Barron County Public Health is offering Pfizer and limited J&J booster doses on a walk-in basis. The booster doses are offered Monday through Friday from 8:30am-11:30 am and from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Their office is located at 335 E Monroe Ave Barron, WI 54812.