COVID-19 Vaccinations: Third Doses Now Available for Immunocompromised in Santa Clara County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
August 14, 2021  

Transplant recipients, cancer patients and those with immunodeficiencies at greater risk of COVID-19 infection and serious illness can receive a third dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine; this federal approval only extends to a very narrow segment of the overall population  

Santa Clara County, CA – County officials announced today that a third dose of COVID-19 vaccination is now available for people who have a compromised immune system, effective immediately. Eligible individuals are encouraged to contact their primary healthcare provider for consideration of the additional dose. Appointments can also be scheduled now through the County’s website sccfreevax.org, which also includes information about numerous drop-in vaccination sites throughout the county, including local pharmacies.  

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