JC Health Department expects COVID-19 booster vaccine to arrive in mid September
Update COVID-19 fall booster doses at Jewell County Health Dept.
September 15, 2022
The Jewell County Health Department is anticipating the arrival of the new Bivalent Covid-19 Booster Vaccines.
It is thought to arrive mid-September tentative on availability of doses. Bivalent booster vaccine will be available from both Pfizer and Moderna.
On Sept. 1, the CDC announced updated recommendations for Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 boosters for people age 12 and up. The updated booster dose is a bivalent formula that both boosts immunity against the original coronavirus strain and also protects against the newer Omicron variants that account for most of the current cases.