Ogle County Pfizer booster update

The Ogle County Health Department is offering the Pfizer booster shot by appointment only in the Rochelle or Oregon office to anyone who meets recommendations.

OREGON — The Ogle County Health Department is offering the Pfizer booster shot by appointment only in the Rochelle or Oregon office to anyone who meets the recommendations below.

You must have received Pfizer originally and you must be at or past the six-month mark from receiving your second dose. You may call 815-562-6976 to schedule an appointment.

The Center for Disease Control recommends the following populations get the booster shot.

People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series.

People aged 50-64 years with underlying medical conditions should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least six months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series.

People aged 18-49 years with underlying medical conditions may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least six months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks.

People aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least six months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks.

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