Covid-19 Vaccine Information

Jefferson County Health Department COVID Vaccine Appointments:

 

Schedule by Phone: 1-304-728-8416

Vaccines are now available for anyone 5 years and older. (Pfizer vaccine)

 

Pharmacy Vaccinations: Updated 04/07/21

 

To search for COVID-19 vaccines available in your area, please visit VaccineFinder.org.

 

Booster Dose Information

First Booster Dose Information

  • Pfizer has been approved for booster doses for anyone 12 years and older at least 5 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series
  • Moderna has been approved for booster doses for anyone 18 years and older at least 5 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series
  • Anyone 18 and older that had a Johnson & Johnson vaccine is approved for a booster dose two months after receiving your initial vaccine. It is recommended that you receive Pfizer or Moderna for your booster dose.

For more information about booster doses please go to the CDC website here

Second Booster Dose Information

  • A second booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine or Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine may be administered to individuals 50 years of age and older at least 4 months after receipt of a first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine.
  • A second booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine may be administered to individuals 12 years of age and older with certain kinds of immunocompromise at least 4 months after receipt of a first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine. These are people who have undergone solid organ transplantation, or who are living with conditions that are considered to have an equivalent level of immunocompromise.
  • A second booster dose of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine may be administered at least 4 months after the first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine to individuals 18 years of age and older with the same certain kinds of immunocompromise.

For more information on second booster doses please go to the FDA website here

 

3rd Vaccine Dose Information: Updated 08/19/21

 

Who Needs an Additional COVID-19 Vaccine?

CDC recommends that moderately to severely immunocompromised people receive an additional dose. This includes people who have:

  • Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
  • Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response

People should talk to their healthcare provider about their medical condition, and whether getting an additional dose is appropriate for them.

 

 

COVID-19 VACCINE REGISTRATION FAQs

 

What age group can receive the vaccine?

The Pfizer vaccine is now available for all individuals age 5 and over and the Moderna vaccine is available to all individuals age 18 and over. To stay up to date on vaccine information, please check our website and Facebook page often, or check the WV DHHR website for updates.

Where can I find information about upcoming vaccine clinics?

To stay up to date on vaccine information, please check our website and Facebook page often. You can also find additional information on vaccines available in our area on VaccineFinder.org.

How can I schedule an appointment for the vaccine?

You can schedule an appointment to receive your vaccine at the Jefferson County Health Department by calling 1-304-728-8416. Additional information on vaccines available in our area can be found at on VaccineFinder.org.

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