COVID-19 booster shots now available in Brevard County

Shots are available at multiple locations around county

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BREVARD COUNTY Fla. – Third doses or booster shots of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 are now available throughout Brevard County.

Booster shots will be available for those who qualify under current Centers of Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.

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The Pfizer vaccine booster is recommended for those who:

  • Have received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Received a stem cell transplant within the last two years
  • Have moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency, including DiGeorge syndrome or Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome
  • Have advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Are in active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids
  • Have been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
  • Are on any medication that suppresses the immune system

You do not need to get your booster shot from the same location as your initial vaccinations. Anyone interested in getting a vaccine can click this link.

About the Author:

Penny De La Cruz started working at WKMG-TV in September 2021. Before joining News 6, Penny worked at KSAT 12 in San Antonio, Texas.