The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, Jan. 24, 2022

Health Dept. now offering Covid boosters

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The Ohio Department of Health has released guidance for vaccine providers to begin offering booster doses of Pfizer vaccine.  

The Van Wert County General Health District will hold a clinic for booster doses of Pfizer vaccine on Wednesday, September 29, from noon to 4 p.m., and on Thursday, September 30, from noon to 4 p.m.  A person must have completed the Pfizer vaccination series at least 6 months ago to receive the booster dose.  

Those seeking a booster dose should bring their vaccination card or record with them to the clinic. For more information on the booster shots, see the Fact Sheet on COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses. At this time booster doses are not approved for Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines.  

The regular COVID-19 clinic is still scheduled for Thursday, September 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. In addition, the health department will begin offering flu vaccinations every Thursday from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.  

Continue to monitor the Health District’s website, Facebook page, and local media for future clinic information.

POSTED: 09/27/21 at 2:52 pm. FILED UNDER: News