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Booster shots available at Oct. 8 & 9 Centennial Hall clinic. Here’s who should be getting one.

October 7, 2021 – News

A COVID-19 vaccine booster shot will strengthen protection against COVID-19, including the Delta variant. If you fall into one of the groups below, you can register on juneau.org/vaccine to receive a booster shot this Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. or Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Centennial Hall, or call 586-6000. The October 8 & 9 clinic will also be available for walk-ins, though registering will make the process faster. Walk-ins must arrive at least 30 minutes before closing. Booster shots are available to individuals who received the Pfizer vaccine more than 6 months ago and are:

  • Age 65+
  • Residents and staff in long-term care settings
  • Age 18+ and have underlying medical conditions, including asthma, diabetes, substance use disorder, being overweight, being a current or former smoker, etc.
  • Age 18+ and work in high-risk settings, like
    • first responders (healthcare workers, firefighters, police, congregate care staff)
    • education staff (teachers, support staff, daycare workers)
    • food and agriculture workers
    • manufacturing workers
    • corrections workers
    • U.S. Postal Service workers
    • public transit workers
    • grocery store workers

Flu shots will also be available to individuals at the clinic who wish to get one during the same visit.

If you’re unable to make this clinic, several pharmacies and clinics around town provide the COVID-19 vaccine booster: Costco, Safeway, Capstone Clinic at Juneau airport, SEARHC’s Ethel Lund Medical Center, Juneau Urgent and Family Care, and Genoa Healthcare. Find availability and appointments at juneau.org/vaccine.

For more information, call the COVID-19 Hotline at 586-6000 or email CovidQuestions@juneau.org.