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Brevard County Emergency Management
Brevard County Emergency Management

1746 Cedar Street
Rockledge, Florida 32955-3133
www.embrevard.com

Office: (321) 637-6670
Fax: (321) 633-1738
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE
Don Walker
Communications Director
(321) 690-6843
don.walker@brevardfl.gov
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 11:35 AM

COVID-19 Booster Shots Are Now Available in Brevard County



COVID-19 Booster Shots Are Now Available in Brevard County

BREVARD COUNTY, FL. – Third doses or boosters of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 are now available at locations throughout Brevard County, but only to those who qualify under current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.

The Pfizer booster is recommended for people who have completed their initial series at least 6 months ago and are:

   Ages 65 years and older

  Ages 18 years and older of long-term care settings

  Ages 18 and older with underlying medical conditions

•  Ages 18 and older at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting

The Moderna booster shot is also available, but is only recommended at this time for those who are moderately to severely immunocompromised, such as those who are organ transplant recipients, on immunosuppressant medications or under active treatment for cancer, and who have not received a COVID-19 vaccine within the past 28 days.

COVID-19 vaccinations and booster shots are available throughout the county. To find a location near you, visit https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/vaccines/vaccine-locator/

As a reminder, you do not have to acquire your booster shot from the same location you received your initial vaccinations.