ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) - The Tompkins County Health Department will hold a Moderna booster vaccine clinic on Sunday June 19th. The clinic will take place from 2 to 4 PM in downtown Ithaca at the Bernie Milton Pavilion.

This clinic will be a part of the Southside Community Center's Juneteenth Celebration Health Fair.

The Moderna Booster will be available at this clinic as a 1st booster for everyone ages 18 or older, who received the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech initial vaccine series at least five months ago or the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at least two months, or as a 2nd booster for eligible people.

The following are eligible for a 2nd COVID-19 vaccine booster with Moderna:

  • Adults ages 50 years and older may choose to receive a second booster dose of an mRNA vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) at least four months after their first booster dose.
  • Adults ages 18–49 years who received the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as both their primary series dose and initial booster dose may receive a second booster dose of an mRNA vaccine at least 4 months after their first booster dose.