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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Updated (bivalent) COVID-19 Booster Vaccines Available

Updated (bivalent) COVID-19 booster vaccines are now available at the Calumet County Public Health vaccine clinic. Clinics take place every Wednesday at the Calumet County Courthouse, 206 Court St, Chilton, WI 53014, basement level, from 9:30 a.m-5:30 p.m.

Boosters are an important part of protecting yourself from getting seriously ill from COVID-19. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations. This includes all primary series doses and boosters for your age group. Getting a COVID-19 vaccine after you recover from a COVID-19 infection also provides added protection against COVID-19.

  • The new boosters contain an updated (bivalent) formula that boosts immunity against the original coronavirus strain.
  • The updated boosters also protect against the newer Omicron variants that continue to affect our local communities.
  • Updated boosters provide optimal protection against the virus and address waning vaccine effectiveness over time.
  • Eligible individuals can get either the Pfizer or Moderna updated booster, regardless of whether their primary series or most recent dose was Pfizer, Moderna, Novavax, or the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
  • The brand(s) of updated boosters available at the courthouse clinic may vary based on current supply.

Original (monovalent) Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, and Novavax and J & J vaccines, are also available at the Calumet County Public Health vaccine clinic for anyone starting or completing their primary COVID-19 vaccine series.

  • Vaccines are provided free of charge.
  • I.D. and health insurance are not required.
  • Anyone under age 18 needs to have a parent/guardian present.
  • Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required.
  • Visit the Calumet County website to register: calumetcounty.org
  • Call Calumet County Public Health at 920-849-1432 or toll-free (833) 620-2730 for more information.

Those who are moderately or severely immunocompromised have different recommendations for COVID-19 vaccines and boosters. Talk with your doctor or health care provider to learn the next steps for you.

Visit the Calumet County website for up-to-date COVID-19 vaccine and booster recommendations. CDC will continue to monitor and provide updates based on the latest data available. A link is available on the website for the CDC’s interactive tool to help you determine when or if you (or your child) can get one or more COVID-19 boosters. The CDC tool is intended to help people make decisions about getting COVID-19 vaccinations.

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