EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) COVID-19 Pfizer booster shots will start being administered by the City of El Paso starting on Monday, September 27.
City officials share that the booster shot will be administered to adults who have had both doses of the Pfizer vaccine and will be done by appointment only. They add that the booster is only for people 18 years and older and that those who have had the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine are not recommended by the CDC to get the Pfizer booster shot.
The City of El Paso says people 65 and older and people 50-64 with underlying health conditions should get the booster shot. While people 18-49 with underlying conditions may receive the booster shot while those 18-64 who are at an increased risk for exposure may also get the booster at least 6 months after their second Pfizer dose depending on individual benefits and risks.
Shots will be administered at the following locations by appointment:
- 301 George Perry from 8 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 5 p.m. from Monday through Saturday.
- El Paso Convention Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza from Noon to 6 p.m. from Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.
- City of El Paso COVID-19 Clinics from 8 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The locations include 220 S. Stanton, 7380 Remcon, 9341 Alameda and 9566 Railroad.