Public Health will offer COVID boosters to ages 5 and up starting May 23

Published 1:14 pm Monday, May 23, 2022

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Forsyth Public Health will begin giving Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots for ages 5-11 beginning on Monday, May 23, if it’s been five months since the child’s second shot.

Anyone 5 and over can now receive a booster shot if it’s been 5 months since the completion of their primary series of the Pfizer vaccine. Anyone 18 and over can receive a booster if it’s been 5 months since their Moderna primary series and 2 months since their single shot of Johnson and Johnson.

An additional booster dose is available for certain immunocompromised individuals and people over 50 who received an initial booster dose at least 4 months ago.

COVID vaccinations are available for everyone ages 5 and up. To schedule an appointment, visit Bit.Ly/FCNCCovidVaccine. Vaccinations take place at the Health Department, 799 N. Highland Ave. Clinic hours are Monday-Wednesday 12-5 p.m., Thursday 12-8 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.