All Three COVID Vaccination Booster Shots Now Available in Kane County

All Three COVID Vaccination Booster Shots Now Available in Kane County

The Kane County Health Department can now provide all three COVID vaccine booster shots at the Kane Vax Hub in Batavia.

Click on KaneVax.org to make your appointment.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends boosters for individuals 18 and older who received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at least two months ago.

Booster shots are also recommended for people who received a Pfizer/Comirnaty or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least six months ago who are:

The CDC allows for the mixing and matching of the type of vaccine.

Those who received the Janssen primary dose may receive a booster of Janssen, Moderna or Pfizer/Comirnaty two months after their primary dose.

Those who received the Moderna and Pfizer/Comirnaty primary series may receive a booster of Janssen, Moderna or Pfizer/Comirnaty six months after their last dose if in the criteria population:

People in high-risk settings are defined as:

  • First responders (e.g., healthcare workers, firefighters, police, congregate care staff)
  • Education staff (e.g., teachers, support staff, daycare workers)
  • Food and agriculture workers
  • Manufacturing workers
  • Corrections workers
  • U.S. Postal Service workers
  • Public transit workers
  • Grocery store workers

People should talk to their healthcare provider about their medical condition, and whether getting an additional dose is appropriate for them.

The Kane Vax Hub at 501 N. Randall Street in Batavia is open Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. To schedule an appointment, visit KaneVax.org. Walk-ins are also welcome.

For additional information and current updates about COVID-19, visit the KCHD website at KaneHealth.com or call the health department at 630-208-3801 and select the COVID line.

SOURCE: Kane County Health Department news release