COVID-19 Vaccine

4/13/2021  Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine update: We are aware of the latest recommendation from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration that the United States pause the use of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine over six reported US cases of a “rare and severe” type of blood clot. Per MDHHS and CDC instruction, we will be pausing the use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine until further notice. IF YOU HAVE AN APPOINTMENT: Following state guidance, if you have an appointment at a Johnson & Johnson clinic, we will be switching the vaccine to Moderna, 2-dose series. We encourage you to keep your appointment. Our health department has been using Moderna vaccine for the entire duration of the vaccine rollout in Van Buren and Cass County with great success. We feel confident in the efficacy and benefits of the vaccine and encourage the community to continue to take advantage of the benefits of getting a vaccine. __________ IMPORTANT INFORMATION BEFORE SCHEDULING YOUR APPOINTMENT: You MUST BE age 18+ to be eligible for the MODERNA and/or JANSSEN vaccine. (our Health Dept does not have a supply of Pfizer vaccine at this time) Vaccine … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine