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Lane County Public Health to resume COVID-19 booster clinics, offering Moderna only

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

After a successful launch of pediatric COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Lane County, public health officials are gearing up to resume offering boost doses to adults starting next week.

More than 20% of the county’s 5 to 11 year-old population got a first dose of vaccine in the first two weeks of operations. Now, health officials say they’re confident in their capacity to keep meeting pediatric demand AND return to serving adults, 18 and older, with boosters.

Ann Marie Levis is interim spokesperson for Lane County Public Health. “We’ve had an overwhelming demand for Moderna boosters so at least in the near future- the next week or so, we will be focusing all of our booster efforts on the Moderna booster only,” she said.

The drive-up booster clinics begin November 30 at the Lane Events Center lot and appointments are advised. Levis said anyone seeking a Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson booster should check with their pharmacy or primary care provider.

For more information, visit Lane County’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic webpage: COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics - Lane County

Adult Boost Clinic Schedule – Lane Events Center Drive-Through Clinic

November 30 – December 3, 2021

Tuesday, November 30 – 10:00am – 1:00pm

Wednesday, December 1 – 10:00am – 1:00pm

Thursday, December 2 – 10:00am – 1:00pm

Friday, December 3, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Appointments highly recommended; those without appointments will be accommodated only to the extent that LCPH is able.

Tiffany joined the KLCC News team in 2007. She studied journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia and has worked in a variety of media including television and daily print news. For KLCC, Tiffany reports on health care, social justice and local/regional news. She has won awards from Oregon Associated Press, PRNDI, and Education Writers Association.