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Second COVID-19 booster shots now available at county health departments

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The Mississippi State Department of Health has announced that beginning Monday, county health departments across the state will be offering second COVID-19 booster shots.

Individuals are eligible for a second booster shot of Pfizer or Moderna mRNA vaccine at MSDH county health department clinics if they are:

  • 50 years of age or older and it has been at least four months since their first booster shot of any COVID-19 vaccine,
  • Age 12-17 years with a weakened immune system and it has been at least four months since their first booster shot (Pfizer only for this age group),
  • Age 18 years or older with a weakened immune system, and it has been at least four months since their first booster shot, or
  • Age 18 years or older and they received Johnson and Johnson vaccine as both a first shot and a booster shot, and it has been at least four months since their first booster shot.

If you are an eligible individual, appointments can now be made at covidvaccine.umc.edu or by calling (877)978-6543. Don’t forget to bring your COVID-19 vaccination card to your appointment.

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