COVID-19 Vaccines and Boosters

COVID-19 Vaccination Information –

Eligibility for COVID-19 booster shots has been expanded to all adults 18 and over, and appointments for boosters can now be made at all county health department clinics for those who qualify.

1. Register online through the Mississippi State Department of Health

  •  Click this link to register: https://covidvaccine.umc.edu/
  • Or call 877-978-6453
  •  Vaccinated Mississippians
  • Please note:
    • You can get a booster shot of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine if you are at least 18 years old and:
      • Fully vaccinated with two shots of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, AND
      • It’s been at least six months since your last shot of either vaccine.

      OR: 

      • Fully vaccinated with one shot of Johnson and Johnson (Janssen) vaccine, AND
      • It’s been at least two months since your last shot.

      The date of your last shot will be verified when you arrive to receive your booster shot.

    • COVID-19 vaccines are available at numerous other providers statewide, including pharmacies and clinics. Go to https://www.vaccines.gov/search to find locations near you where you can receive first and second COVID-19 shots as well as additional COVID-19 shots for weakened immune systems and boosters.

2. COVID-19 Testing Information:

If you have any questions or concerns about the COVID19 vaccine or, please contact 877-978-6453.

Referral Information for Monoclonal Antibody Treatment (COVID-19 Centers of Excellence): https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/14,23128,420,694.html

 


Other Resources: 

 COVID-19 Press Releases and Videos (MSDH)
CDC Benefits of Getting a COVID Vaccine: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/vaccine-benefits.html
CDC Myths and Facts about COVID Vaccines: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/facts.html
CDC Vaccine FAQs Page: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/faq.html