The Berkshire Vaccine Collaborative is holding a second large-scale COVID-19 vaccine booster clinic in January. This after the collaboration organized a first large-scale recall clinic on December 18. This clinic has filled up according to the Berkshire Vaccine Collaborative website getvaccinatedberkshires.org.
This new recall clinic has been scheduled for Saturday, January 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Paterson Field House, located across from the main buildings of the Berkshire Community College campus in Pittsfield.
The clinic provides first and second doses, as well as booster doses …
The vaccine collaboration says eligible residents can get doses of Pfizer and Moderna. Adults 18 years of age and older can choose which vaccine they prefer. However, children aged 5 to 17 will be limited to Pfizer shots. Additionally, adolescents aged 16 to 17 can only receive a Pfizer booster. Young children will have to wait as they are not eligible for booster vaccines at this time.
Pre-registration is required for the clinic …
You can go to getvaccinatedberkshires.org to register for this second large-scale clinic.
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And with the rapid spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, many people want to know more about Monoclonal antibody therapy, which can help people with mild symptoms of COVID avoid becoming seriously ill and avoid hospitalization. It is available in a few locations in the county of Berkshire.
You can read more about monoclonal antibody therapy at this link:
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