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COVID booster shots available at health district clinics

Updated September 28, 2021 - 12:46 pm

The Southern Nevada Health District is offering COVID-19 booster shots to eligible people in Clark County starting today.

Only the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is currently available for booster shots, the health district said. The rollout comes after last week’s recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that seniors and others at high risk for COVID-19 get a third shot.

Nevadans aged 65 and older and people with underlying health conditions are eligible for the booster shots.

Additional doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are available for people who are immunocompromised, the health district said. That’s different from a booster shot, and can be administered starting 28 days after the second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.

People can walk into health district clinics and do not need to make an appointment.

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