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Second Booster Shot Now Available on Voluntary Basis

Apr 1, 2022

AKWESASNE — Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Health Services and Indian Health Services is announcing that the second COVID-19 vaccine booster is available if you feel it will be beneficial to your health. If you have questions regarding your decision please reach out to your primary care provider to discuss your concerns.

The FDA has authorized a second COVID-19 vaccine booster dose of either Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are available for those aged 50 and over and for certain immunocompromised individuals. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has also updated the recommendation to include the following:

  • Second booster doses (of either Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine) for Individuals aged 50 years and older at least 4 months after receipt of a first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Second booster doses for immunocompromised individuals aged 12 and older (Pfizer) and aged 18 and over (Moderna) at least four months after receiving a first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Adults who received a primary vaccine and booster dose of Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccine at least four months ago may now receive a second booster dose using either Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

This recommendation applies to those 50 years old and older or those 12 and older who are immunocompromised.

Please schedule your booster vaccine with Health Services by calling (518) 358-3142. Walk-ins are also welcome on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.