Create a Website Account - Manage notification subscriptions, save form progress and more.
(October 22, 2021) – The US Food and Drug Administration and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have authorized booster doses for recipients of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines.
Additionally, both entities have authorized those eligible for a booster dose to receive any of the three authorized vaccines as their booster based on preference or availability. “These new recommendations give small communities, like ours in particular, greater flexibility and opportunity in strengthening our community immunity,” said Public Health Director Grace Franklin. “There are a lot of details to consider when looking at these authorizations, we want to encourage people to ask questions and consider the options that are best for them.”With this authorization, the following COVID vaccine recipients are now eligible for a booster:Moderna recipients that received their second dose over 6 months ago and are:- 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 settingsJohnson & Johnson recipients that received their single dose over 2 months ago and are:- 18 years of age and older.Pfizer recipients that received their second dose over 6 months ago and are:- 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 settingsSan Miguel County Public Health will continue hosting biweekly COVID vaccine clinics with supply for first, second and booster doses of both Pfizer and Moderna. Today’s clinic in Telluride has been expanded to accommodate additional interest in booster doses and is already full. Public Health’s next clinics will be on:- Thursday, November 4 – Telluride Ski & Golf Wellness Center, Wagner Ski Plaza, 620 Mountain Village Blvd - Moderna: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm- Friday November 5 – Telluride Intermediate School Gym – Pfizer: 3:15 – 4:15 pm | Moderna: 4 – 5:30 pmThe most up-to-date schedule for vaccine clinics can be found on the County COVID Webpage under the “Vaccines” tab or by visiting bit.ly/smcvaccine for English or bit.ly/smcvacuna for Spanish. For other opportunities to receive a COVID vaccine, speak to a primary care provider or visit vaccinefinder.org for regional availability.