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Pfizer Booster Shots Available Thursday and Friday

September 28th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Health Department will offer booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at clinics on Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the gymnasium of Allegany College of Maryland.

In order to obtain a booster shot, individuals must have received their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine between January and March and fit one of the following classifications:

  • Age 65 or older.
  • Age 50–64 with underlying medical conditions.
  • Age 18–49 with underlying medical conditions at high risk of severe illness from COVID-19.
  • Age 18-64 at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of their occupation or location in an institutional setting.

Only those who were initially vaccinated with the Pfizer COVID vaccine can get the Pfizer booster.