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Tehama and Shasta Counties share update on new covid-19 booster guidelines 08/18/2021

Published August 20, 2021

On Aug. 13 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommended that people who are moderate to severely immunocompromised receive an additional dose of the initial mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, the Tehama County Health Services Agency said.

This new guideline applies to those who received a Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. The additional dose should be administered at least 28 days after the second dose of the vaccine.

It is suggested that the third dose be the same brand as the previous 2 doses.

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