Jefferson County Health Dept is NOW offering Booster Shot

Effective Immediately

                                               

[Madison, IN] – The Jefferson County Health Department will be administering Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 booster vaccines to eligible recipients effective immediately. Vaccines will be administered by appointment or on a walk in basis. Appointments can be scheduled at any time by visiting https://ourshot.in.gov For those needing assistance scheduling their appointment please call 211, they can assist you with scheduling an appointment. Booster doses are now available to individuals age 18 and older only. Those who received Moderna or Pfizer as their initial series will need to wait 6 months in between their second dose and booster dose. Individuals who received Johnson & Johnson only require 2 months between doses. Moderna boosters will be given as one half of the dosage given as the initial series. Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson booster dosages will remain the same. Mixing and matching of manufacturers will be allowed. People who have been vaccinated may still be able to infect others, so even those who are vaccinated should continue wearing a mask and quarantining if they are a close contact of a positive case. The best ways to protect yourself and others are to: • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds • Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands • Avoid close contact with people who are sick • Stay home when you’re sick • Cover your cough or sneeze • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces If you have any further questions please feel free to contact the Jefferson County Heath Department at 812 273-1942 Mask up – social distance – hand wash/sanitiz

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