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Wegmans offering booster shots, appointment only

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EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — Wegmans Pharmacy locations are now offering booster shots for those who are eligible.

Those who received J&J/Jansen and are 18 and older and are at least two months past their initial primary inoculation, can receive the Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech or J&J/Jansen booster.

People who are six months past their initial Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech shots and are 65 years and older, residents in long-term care settings, 50–64 years old with underlying medical conditions, 18–49 years old with underlying medical conditions or are 18-64 years old who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of an occupational or institutional setting are eligible to receive a Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech or J&J/Jansen.

Appointments for boosters must be made in advance. You can schedule an appointment by visiting Wegmans Pharmacy website or calling 1-800-207-6099 between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, while appointments last. 

Customers are reminded that they must bring their vaccination card.

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