More details from Health Dept. on Pfizer booster shots for ages 12-15

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tennessee (WDEF) – The Hamilton County Health Department is offering more information on the new Pfizer booster shots for young teens.

The shots are for ages 12-15.

But only if you got your last shot at least five months ago (or 2 months for Johnson and Johnson shots).

They report that the CDC also recommends a third booster shot for moderately or severely immuno-compromised children between 5 and 11 years of age.

The third shot should come 28 days after the second shot.

Here is the schedule of shots in Hamilton County this week:

12-15 Pfizer Booster Sites:

Tennessee Riverpark, 4301 Amnicola Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37402.

  • Tuesday-Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sequoyah Health Center, 9527 W Ridge Trail Rd, Soddy Daisy, TN 37379.

  • Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Birchwood Health Center, 5625 TN-60, Birchwood, TN 37308.

  • Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Pfizer 5-11 Third Dose Site:

East 3rd St Main Facility, 921 East 3rd St, Chattanooga, TN 37403.

  • Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

You can always find more information at the Hamilton County Health Department website or the CDC.

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