COVID-19 Vaccine Information
COVID VACCINATION SCHEDULING
DHD2 CARRIES ALL THREE COVID-19 VACCINES. ANYONE 12 AND OLDER CAN NOW RECIVE A COVID-19 VACCINTATION IN OUR OFFICES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. TO SCHEDULE A VACCINATION APPOINTMENT AT DHD2 CALL 1-800-504-2650.
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY:
- Clinics may be held at multiple locations. Please be sure to the location for which you are making an appointment for.
- You will be scheduled for your second dose (if applicable) at your first dose appointment.
- Cancelations or adjustments to appointments can be made by calling 1-800-504-2650.
- Please bring a government issued photo ID (e.g., drivers license, passport, etc.) and any insurance cards you have. If you have Medicare, please bring your Medicare card even if you have a Medicare Advantage plan.
- Please wear a short-sleeved shirt to your appointment.
5-11 Year Old COVID-19 Vaccination:
Children ages 5-11 years old are now eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-504-2650.
General Vaccine information
COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick even after you have had COVID-19. Vaccination is an important tool to help us get back to normal. This information will help you prepare for your COVID-19 vaccination.
- Everyone 5 years and older is now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination.
- You should get a COVID-19 vaccine, even if you have already had COVID-19 because research has not yet shown how long you are protected from getting COVID-19 again after you recover from COVID-19.
There are three different types of COVID-19 vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech’s, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen.
- Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccination is a 2 shot system given 21 days apart and is recommended for people ages 5 years and older.
- Moderna vaccination is a 2 shot system given 28 days apart and is recommended for people ages 18 years and older.
- Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccination is given in 1 shot and is recommended for people ages 18 years and older.
COVID-19 Pfizer and Moderna Booster Shots:
The CDC is now recommending that everyone 18 years or older should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech’s or Moderna primary series.
COVID-19 Johnson & Johnson Booster Shots:
The use of a single booster dose of the Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine may be administered at least 2 months after completion of the single-dose primary regimen to individuals 18 years of age and older.
Immunocompromised Third Dose:
People who are immunocompromised are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 and should consider receiving an additional third COVID-19 vaccination.
- Moderately to severely immunocompromised people ages 18 years and older who completed their Moderna vaccine primary series should plan to get an additional primary dose 28 days after receiving their second shot.
- Moderately to severely immunocompromised people ages 12 years and older who completed their Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine primary series should plan to get an additional primary dose 28 days after receiving their second shot.
- Moderately to severely immunocompromised people ages 18 years and older who received an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine primary series (Pfizer BioNTech or Moderna) and an additional primary dose are eligible to receive a booster shot.
- Moderately to severely immunocompromised people ages 18 years and older who received Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen (J&J/Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine should not receive an additional primary dose. However, they should get a booster shot (you may choose the type of COVID-19 vaccine for your booster shot) at least 2 months after their single-dose J&J/Janssen primary shot.
This includes individuals who have:
- Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood.
- Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system.
- Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system.
- Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome).
- Advanced or untreated HIV infection
- Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response.