COVID-19 Booster Shots Available in MO for Those With Compromised Immune Systems

The state Department of Health and Senior Services announced yesterday that immunocompromised people in Missouri can start to receive the third dose of COVID-19 vaccine this fall. According to Missouri DHSS, a third dose of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines may be given to moderately to severely immunocompromised people. Conditions include: Organ transplant patients taking immunosuppressive medicine; and Cancer patients actively taking treatments affecting the immune system. See the full list on the Missouri DHSS website. Those elibigle can get there third doses at the same places they got the first and second doses.Those who do not meet the criteria for moderately to severely immunocompromised do not need a third dose at this time. Residents are advised to wait 28 days after their second dose before receiving a third shot.