ALL PERSONS AGE 18+ ARE ELGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE MODERNA VACCINE FOR COVID-19
Please call 541.412.2000 to schedule an appointment to receive a vaccine.
MODERNA BOOSTER VACCINE NOW AVAILABLE
November 20, 2021 - All persons are eligible to receive the MODERNA Booster Vaccine if you are age 18 or older, and
●you received your last dose of Moderna or Pfizer 6 or more months prior, OR
●you received your Johnson & Johnson vaccine 2 or more months prior.
If you meet the requirements above, please call 541.412.2000 to be scheduled to receive the booster dose of MODERNA vaccine.
IMMUNOCOMPROMISED - 3RD VACCINES NOW AVAILABLE
August 17, 2021 - The FDA and CDC have recently recommended that individuals who have moderately to severely compromised immune systems receive a third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Those who fit into this category must meet the following requirements:
●Be 18 years or older
●Have already received the first 2 doses of the MODERNA Covid-19 vaccine a minimum of 28-days prior
The Oregon Health Authority has defined "immunocompromised individuals" to be those who:
●Have received a solid organ transplant and are currently taking immunosuppressive medications.
●Have received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years and/or are taking medications that may suppress the immune system.
●Are currently receiving active cancer treatments for tumors or blood cancers.
●Are actively receiving treatment with high dose corticosteroids or any other medication that may suppress the immune system.
●Have advanced or untreated HIV.
●Have been diagnosed with a moderate to severe primary immunodeficiency.
If you meet the requirements and fall under the definition of an immunocompromised individual, please call 541.412.2000 to be scheduled to receive the third dose of MODERNA vaccine.
PFIZER VACCINE CLINICS FOR CHILDREN AGES 5-11
Please call 541.412.2000 to schedule an appointment for your child age 5-11 to receive a Pfizer vaccine for Covid-19.
●Hosting Saturday Kid's Clinics for your convenience
●Kid's Pfizer Clinic is only available in Brookings
●You and child must be available to schedule 2 visits, 21 days apart
●Parent/Legal Guardian must be present
●Call 541.412.2000 for an appointment
●Kid's Clinics are scheduled for November 13 and December 4, 2021
The FDA, CDC, and Oregon Health Authority have authorized certain individuals to receive a "booster" dose of PFIZER vaccine at least six months after their second dose. Curry Health Network does not offer the PFIZER Booster vaccine.
Visit https://www.vaccines.gov to find a location that provides the Pfizer vaccine.
Those who should receive a booster dose of Pfizer:
●Adults age 65 and older and those living in long-term care facilities
●Adults age 50-64 with underlying medical conditions or who are at increased risk of social inequities
Those who may receive a booster dose:
●Adults age 18 through 64 years:
1) with underlying medical conditions, or
2) who are at increased risk for SARS-CoV-2 exposure and transmission because of where they work or live, such as teachers, grocery store employees, health care workers and people who live in congregate care settings.
VACCINE INFORMATION & EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
●Myths and Facts about Covid-19 Vaccines
●Benefits of Getting a Covid-19 Vaccine
●Possible Side Effects after Getting a Covid-19 Vaccine
●What to Expect after Getting a Covid-19 Vaccine
●Information about the Moderna Vaccine
●Developing Covid-19 Vaccines
●Understanding mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines such as Moderna