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Wexner Medical Center Offers Booster and Third Dose COVID-19 Vaccines

Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center is now offering COVID-19 booster and third dose vaccines to eligible patients. Credit: Mackenzie Shanklin | Photo editor

Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center is now offering COVID-19 boosters and third doses.

According to medical center site. To determine eligibility, visit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.

According to the website, people aged 65 and over, 50 to 64 with underlying medical conditions such as chronic kidney disease and cystic fibrosis and anyone living in a long-term care facility should receive a booster shot of COVID-19 Pfizer at least six months after their second dose of Pfizer.

Anyone between the ages of 18 and 49 at high risk for severe COVID-19 due to underlying medical conditions or occupational or institutional risks is eligible to receive a Pfizer booster dose at least six months after their second injection.

Those who have received solid organ transplants or have an “equivalent level” of immunosuppression may receive a third dose of COVID-19 from Pfizer or Moderna, depending on the blow they received previously, according to the website.

To schedule a third-dose COVID-19 vaccine booster appointment, individuals can log into My Chart or dial 614-688-8299.


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