COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters« Return
St. James Parish Hospital is now offering Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters to eligible patients.
What is a Vaccine Booster?
A booster shot is an additional dose of a vaccine. Typically, patients are offered boosters after immunity from the initial dose(s) naturally starts to wane. A booster is designed to help people maintain their level of immunity for longer.
Who Qualifies for COVID-19 Boosters?
Patients who completed the Pfizer Vaccine series at least 6 months ago and also meet at least one of the following criteria, qualify for a COVID-19 Vaccine Booster:
- 65 years and older
- Age 18+ who live in long-term care settings
- Age 18+ who have underlying medical conditions
- Age 18+ who work in high-risk settings
- Age 18+ who live in high-risk settings
At this time, only the Pfizer Vaccine has been approved for boosters.
Get your COVID-19 Booster Shot.
COVID-19 Vaccines and Boosters are administered in St. James Urgent Care from Monday – Friday 8am to 8pm and on weekends from 9am to 5pm. St. James Urgent Care is located in Lutcher in the new entrance of the medical plaza next to St. James Parish Hospital. No appointments are needed.