FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                 Friday, October 22, 2021

 

CONTACT:    Kenneth Coleman, Director of Public Health, (409) 654-3603

 

The Beaumont Public Health Department will start administering the booster dose of the COVID-19 Moderna vaccine.  You will need to bring your COVID-19 vaccination record to receive a booster dose.

Currently, eligibility for the booster is based on the criteria below outline by CDC:

  • people 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Moderna primary series,
  • people aged 18+ with underlying medical conditions should receive a booster shot of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Moderna primary series,
  • people aged 18+years who work (First Responders, Healthcare Workers, Education Staff, Food & Agriculture Workers, Manufacturing Workers, Corrections Workers, US Postal Service Workers, Public Transit Workers, Grocery Store Workers) or live in high -risk settings should receive a booster shot of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Moderna primary series.

Please consult your primary care physician to see if you are a candidate for a booster. Call 409-654-3647 for appointment.