Lyon County Public Health

The Emporia Gazette

Lyon County Public Health announced Wednesday the need for a second booster dose clinic due to the “overwhelming demand for booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccines.”

Lyon County Public Health and Flint Hills Community Health Center will host a second clinic from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Anderson Building on the Lyon County Fairgrounds.

Booster doses of Pfizer, Modern and Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be offers.

For individuals who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at 6 months or more after their initial series:

65 years and older

Age 18+ who live in long-term care settings

Age 18+ who have underlying medical conditions

Age 18+ who work or live in high-risk settings

For Johnson & Johnson, you must be 18 or older and 2 months since your last dose. People are allowed to mix and match booster doses.

To schedule your booster dose online, please visit https://publichealth.lyoncounty.org/covid-vaccine-dashboard

If you cannot attend the vaccination clinic but would still like a booster dose, you can schedule an appointment at Lyon County Public Health by calling 620-342-4864. Booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccines will be given during regular vaccination hours.

Additional information can be found at www.publichealth.lyoncounty.org.

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