COVID Booster Clinic Scheduled For Wednesday In Portage

(Portage) The Columbia County Health Department will be hosting several free walk-in COVID vaccine booster clinics in Portage. County health officials say the clinic will be for the one-and-done Johnson and Johnson and Moderna booster shot. Doses are only offered to those 18 and older. Appointments are not necessary to receive the vaccine but people can schedule ahead time. Those interested in going must stay on site for a 15-minute observation period after receiving the vaccine. Health officials also ask those in attendance to practice social distancing and wear a mask. The clinics will be at the Human Services Building located at 111 East Mullett Street in Portage. The first clinic will be Wednesday, November 10th, from 11am to 5pm, the second on Friday, November 19th, from 8am to 4pm. More information about the COVID booster shot is available at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/booster-shot.html