Yavapai County Community Health Services
Monday, September 27, 2021

Vaccine Information

Yavapai County COVID-19 Vaccine Status

Yavapai County is now officially vaccinating Yavapai County residents 12 years old and older. This includes ALL who were already eligible in previous phases.

COVID-19 Hotline: (928) 442-5103

Booster Shots for the Immunocompromised

What You Need to Know
CDC recommends that people with moderately to severely compromised immune systems receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 28 days after a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.  CDC does not recommend additional doses or booster shots for any other population at this time.

Who Needs an Additional COVID-19 Vaccine?
Currently, CDC is recommending that moderately to severely immunocompromised people receive an additional dose. This includes people who have:

  • Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
  • Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response

People should talk to their healthcare provider about their medical condition, and whether getting an additional dose is appropriate for them. CDC recommends the additional dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine be administered at least four weeks after a second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

For people who received either Pfizer or Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine series, a third dose of the same mRNA vaccine should be used. The FDA’s recent EUA amendment only applies to mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, as does CDC’s recommendation, so there is no booster for Johnson & Johnson yet.

Be Vaccine-ReadyLearn more about V-Safe


 Provider Order

Please fill out this form if you are an approved Pandemic Vaccine Provider and wish to receive vaccine allocation.

If you are the owner/director of an agency with staff needing vaccinations in Phase 1a or 1b, please fill out this form. YCCHS will contact you with vaccine opportunities.

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