3 CARES: Hartford HealthCare, Channel 3 team up for 2nd ‘You’re Better Boosted’ event
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - Channel 3 and Hartford HealthCare continued a team up in an effort to get more people their COVID-19 booster shots.
A second “You’re Better Boosted” event kicked off in Hartford on Tuesday at the North United Methodist Church/Collin Bennett Building.
The free event runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Pre-registration was preferred, but walk-ins were accepted as vaccine supplies lasted.
People were asked to bring their CDC vaccination card with a record of the previous doses, if applicable.
Currently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved Pfizer booster shots for anyone over the age of 12.
For Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, boosters are available to those ages 18 and up.
Hartford HealthCare said boosters are recommended for two-dose Pfizer vaccine recipients five months after the second dose.
For Moderna two-dose recipients ages 18 and up, it’s also recommended to get a booster after five months.
Anyone who received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine is eligible for a booster of either Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson after two months.
More information on booster eligibility can be found on Hartford HealthCare’s website here.
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