The second Pfizer booster is now available at St. Bernard Hospital. The second booster is to be given four months after completing a first booster of Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson and Johnson, reducing the chance of hospitalization and COVID-19 related death. It is recommended for:
Walk in without an appointment to the Immediate Care Clinic in Suite 312 of the Ambulatory Care Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, or call 773-962-4644 to schedule a weekend appointment. (Weekend availability is limited.)
COVID risks still real
Individuals who have not been vaccinated still stand a higher risk of COVID-19 related illness and death than any other group. For those who have been vaccinated, a booster shot revives immunity to its highest level to provide a ready defense against COVID-19. This is essential for individuals with conditions like diabetes, heart disease and other chronic conditions who tend to become very sick when contracting COVID-19.