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Covid-19 Vaccine:

Booster Dose

Covid-19 Vaccine:

Third Dose FOR IMMUNOCOMPROMISED

COVID-19 VACCINE:

BOOSTER DOSES

Moderna
Booster Dose

WHO IS ELIGIBLE:

  • Individuals 65 of age and older
  • Individuals 18+ who live in long-term care settings
  • Individuals 18+ who have underlying medical conditions
  • Individuals 18+ who live in high-risk settings
  • Individuals 18+ who work in high-risk settings
    • First responders
    • Education staff
    • Food and agriculture workers
    • Manufacturing workers
    • Corrections workers
    • U.S. Postal Service workers
    • Public transit workers
    • Grocery store workers

DOSAGE:
½ dose

WHEN ARE YOU ELIGIBLE:
At least six-months after the initial two-dose series was administered

WANT TO SWITCH BRANDS?
Yes, you can receive a single booster dose of Moderna as long as you completed a one or two-dose series with a different COVID-19 vaccine.

Pfizer
Booster Dose

WHO IS ELIGIBLE:

  • Individuals 65 of age and older
  • Individuals 18+ who live in long-term care settings
  • Individuals 18+ who have underlying medical conditions
  • Individuals 18+ who live in high-risk settings
  • Individuals 18+ who work in high-risk settings
    • First responders
    • Education staff
    • Food and agriculture workers
    • Manufacturing workers
    • Corrections workers
    • U.S. Postal Service workers
    • Public transit workers
    • Grocery store workers

DOSAGE:
Full Dose

WHEN ARE YOU ELIGIBLE:
At least six-months after the initial two-dose series was administered

WANT TO SWITCH BRANDS?
Yes, you can receive a single booster dose of Pfizer as long as you completed a one or two-dose series with a different COVID-19 vaccine.

Johnson & Johnson
Booster Dose

WHO IS ELIGIBLE:

Individuals 18 years and older

DOSAGE:
Full Dose

WHEN ARE YOU ELIGIBLE:
At least two-months after a single dose primary vaccination was administered

WANT TO SWITCH BRANDS?
Yes, you can receive a single booster dose of Johnson & Johnson as long as you completed a two-dose series with a different COVID-19 vaccine.

We will begin to administer boosters for Moderna and J&J starting October 25th.

Moderna Booster Dose

Available at the Joliet location only

PFIZER BOOSTER DOSE

Joliet Location Appointments Through October 28th

Joliet Location Appointments starting November 1st

Bolingbrook Location Appointments Through October 27th

Bolingbrook Location Appointments starting November 3rd

Johnson & Johnson Booster Dose

Available at the Joliet location only

COVID-19 VACCINE:

THIRD DOSE

FOR IMMUNOCOMPROMISED

Third COVID-19 Vaccine Doses for People who are Moderately or Severely Immunocompromised.

A Third dose is NOT a booster dose!

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) amended the Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) for both the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to allow a third dose to be administered to people who are moderately or severely immunocompromised following a primary mRNA vaccine series.

Subsequently, CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended that people with moderately to severely compromised immune systems receive a third dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 weeks after their second dose, for a total of three doses. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky endorsed those recommendations. See the full CDC Media Statement here. 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR A THIRD DOSE OF COVID-19 VACCINE?

Currently, CDC is recommending that moderately to severely immunocompromised people receive an additional dose. This includes people who have:

  • Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
  • Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response

If your condition or medication isn’t on this list and you think you have a weakened immune system, talk to your healthcare provider about your medical condition and whether getting an additional dose is appropriate.

Individuals can self-attest and receive the third dose wherever vaccines are offered. This will help ensure there are not additional barriers to access for this vulnerable population receiving a needed third dose.

WHEN ARE YOU ELIGIBLE

The third dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine should be the same vaccine as the initial series and administered at least four weeks after completing a primary mRNA COVID-19 vaccine series.

ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR IMMUNOCOMPROMISED INDIVIDUALS

While vaccination is likely to increase protection in this population, even after vaccination, people who are immunocompromised should continue follow current prevention measures (including wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart from others they do not live with, and avoiding crowds and poorly ventilated indoor spaces) to protect themselves and those around them against COVID-19 until advised otherwise by their healthcare provider.

Moderna Third Dose FOR IMMUNOCOMPROMISED

Joliet Location Appointments Through October 28th

Joliet Location Appointments Starting November 1st

Pfizer Third Dose FOR IMMUNOCOMPROMISED

Joliet Location Appointments Through October 28th

Joliet Location Appointments starting November 1st

Bolingbrook Location Appointments Through October 27th

Bolingbrook Location Appointments starting November 3rd