Pfizer Booster Shot Available For 65+, Long-Term Care Residents, High Risk, Front-Line Workers

Loup Basin Public Health Department (LBPHD) has the Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot available to those who meet certain criteria. Individuals who are 65 years or older, long-term care residents, those who are at high risk for severe disease (immunocompromised or have underlying health conditions), and front-line workers meet the criteria to receive the booster shot.

To qualify, a person must have received a full series (2-shots) of Pfizer vaccine and be at least 6 months since receiving their 2nd dose. At this time, boosters have not received approval by the FDA/CDC for those who received the Moderna or the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Moderna is currently being reviewed for their booster shot, an update to the public will occur as soon as available.

Vaccine clinics are every Tuesday of each week at LBPHD from 8:30-4:00. LBPHD offers, Pfizer for those 12 years and older along with Moderna and Johnson & Johnson for those who are 18 and older.

Loup Basin Public Health Department serves nine counties including Blaine, Custer, Garfield, Greeley, Howard, Loup, Sherman, Valley, and Wheeler.