Lompoc Valley Medical Middle is now administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster to these over the age of 65 and to high-risk people.
In line with hospital officers, the immunocompromised and people 65 and up are eligible to obtain the Pfizer booster collection at least six months after their second dose.
Thus far, the Pfizer collection is the one vaccine that has acquired approval from the U.S. Meals and Drug Administration for booster photographs.
Though a Moderna booster shot has but to be authorised, high-risk people who acquired the Moderna vaccine are eligible to obtain a 3rd dose a minimum of 28 days after their second shot, in line with officers.
Appointments at LVMC are strongly inspired and may be made at myturn.ca.gov, nonetheless, walk-ins might be accommodated if area permits, a hospital spokeswoman mentioned.
LVMC might be holding the next vaccine clinics at 1515 E. Ocean Ave.:
- 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, and Thursday, Sept. 30, for the Pfizer booster and Moderna third dose
- 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, for first and second doses, Pfizer boosters and Moderna third dose
- 4:30 to six:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, for Pfizer boosters and Moderna third dose
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Lisa André covers way of life and native information for Santa Ynez Valley Information and Lompoc File, each merchandise of the Santa Maria Occasions.