Kings County begins offering COVID booster shots to immunocompromised

KINGS COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- The Kings County Department of Public Health will begin offering COVID-19 vaccine boosters to eligible people.

A third dose of the vaccine is available to immunocompromised individuals who received either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine for their initial two doses.

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At this time, booster doses are not available to individuals who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

It is anticipated that a booster dose will be approved for the general 65 and older population in the coming weeks.

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For questions about whether your individual medical condition or history qualifies you as immuno-compromised, contact your doctor.

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