Sweetwater County Public Health Will Have Bivalent COVID-19 Booster Available

Sweetwater County Public Health Will Have Bivalent COVID-19 Booster Available

ROCK SPRINGS — Sweetwater County Public Health will have the updated COVID-19 Bivalent Booster Vaccine available September 6.

Public Health has received a limited quantity of the new Moderna bivalent booster vaccine. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, “the bivalent vaccines, which we will also refer to as ‘updated boosters,’ contain two messenger RNA (mRNA) components of SARS-CoV-2 virus, one of the original strain of SARS-CoV-2 and the other one in common between the BA.4 and BA.5 lineages of the omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2.”

Who is eligible to receive a single booster dose and when:

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  • Individuals 18 years of age and older. (Moderna)
  • If it has been at least two months since the completed primary vaccination series or monovalent booster. 

Due to limited quantities, please call (307) 922-5390 to schedule an appointment for your vaccine. No walk-ins.

We are expecting to receive additional shipments of the Pfizer bivalent booster vaccine in mid-September.

The eligibility for Pfizer is:

  • Individuals 12 years of age and older. (Pfizer)
  • If it has been at least two months since the completed primary vaccination series or monovalent booster. 

Public health will update appointment availability and times when the Pfizer bivalent booster is received.

Public health will be providing information on upcoming combined seasonal flu and COVID-19 booster clinics, which will take place at the Sweetwater Events Complex.