The Rock Island County Health Department will offer Pfizer booster shots to teens ages 16 and 17 at its regular Friday clinic beginning Dec. 17.
A link for the clinic will be posted 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, on the health department’s Facebook page.
The department says many of its healthcare and pharmacy partners, including Hy-Vee, are also offering vaccines for children.
Find a vaccine available at any provider by vaccine manufacturer (including pediatric doses) and by distance here.
At this time, only the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is authorized and recommended for adolescents 16 and 17 years old.
As with anyone 18 and older, COVID-19 booster shots for 16- and 17-year-olds are allowed six months after the second dose.
Moderna, Johnson & Johnson vaccines
Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are being offered by the health department on Tuesdays, and Pfizer vaccines are being offered on Fridays.
The hours for both days are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.
First, second, third and booster doses are all available.