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Tuesday, October 26, 2021by bdust

Walk In Vaccine Clinic Scheduled at Effingham Public Library

In partnership with Illinois Department of Public Health, the Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, IL, will hold a Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine clinic Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Workman Room.

No online registration is required.  Vaccine is available in a first-come first-serve basis.

Those attending the clinic do not need to bring proof of identification or insurance.

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is authorized and recommended for persons 12 years of age and older.

There is no cost to those receiving the vaccine.

Those needing a booster shot are welcome and the CDC recommends the following groups should receive boosters:

-people 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series,

-people aged 50–64 years with underlying medical conditions should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series.

 Additionally, CDC recommends the following groups may be considered for boosters.

-people aged 18–49 years with underlying medical conditions may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks, and

-people aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary

To find other clinics near you visit coronavirus.illinois.gov or call 1-833-621-1284.

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