WARRENSBURG — Johnson County Community Health Services, in accordance with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services’ (DHSS) amended state’s standing order, is offering booster shots for those who qualify.
JCCHS offers COVID-19 vaccines every Wednesday during a Walk-in Wednesday COVID Vaccine Clinic from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in the JCCHS building at 723 PCA Road, Warrensburg. No appointment is needed.
In addition, JCCHS is hosting a walk-in COVID Vaccine Clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, at the Community Activity Center in Holden.
During all clinics, qualifying individuals can receive:
Following federal guidance issued from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the DHSS has amended Missouri’s standing order for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine administration.
Missourians who received the Pfizer vaccine can receive a booster shot at least six months after their initial series based on CDC guidance:
The list of medical conditions categorized as high-risk by the CDC is available at cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-with-medical-conditions.html.
Missourians with an underlying medical condition are encouraged to speak with their healthcare provider about whether a booster shot is right for them.
Federal health experts are still reviewing data from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) and will decide when recipients may be eligible for a booster shot. JCCHS will be ready to administer Moderna booster shots when they are recommended.
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