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Boosters available – but only for some

Additional shot now authorized for those who received Pfizer vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine booster shot program is underway and an additional shot is currently being offered to those who fit within a specific set of age, health or profession criteria. However, boosters are only available at this time for those who were originally given the Pfizer vaccine.

Crook County Public Health does now offer the Pfizer vaccine but, due to storage limitations, the local office did not have this version available in the early days of the vaccination program. Consequently, because Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are still in the authorization process for the booster program,...

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