Booster clinic to be held Saturday

By Herald Staff

To accommodate the large number of individuals currently needing a COVID-19 booster shot, the Dubois County Health Department will be offering a COVID-19 booster clinic for eligible individuals on Saturday.

The clinic will be from 8 a.m. to noon at the health department, 1187 S. St. Charles St. No appointment is needed. Both the drive-thru and the indoor facilities will be available.

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 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 those who received 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.

Upon arriving at the vaccination clinic, Hoosiers will be asked to attest that they meet the eligibility requirements listed above. They must also have with them their ID, insurance cards, and vaccination cards.

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