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COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

GODDARD HEALTH CENTER IS CURRENTLY BOOKED FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER.  IMMY LABS is offering COVID VACCINES and COVID TESTING on Mondays and Thursdays at the Timberdell Rd. Parking Garage. 

IMMYLabs at Timberdell Road Parking Facility:

  • Noon to 5 p.m. – Mondays and Thursdays through the month of October, beginning Oct. 11
  • Timberdell Road Parking Facility (located at Timberdell Road and Jenkins Avenue)
  • Drive-thru and walk-up options available (students are encouraged to use the walk-up option)
  • Open to all OU students, faculty, staff, and the general public
  • Registration is required through IMMYLabs:

 

 

What You Need To Know About Pfizer Booster Doses

  • people 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series,   
  • people aged 50–64 years with underlying medical conditions should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series,
  • people aged 18–49 years with underlying medical conditions may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks, and
  • people aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks.  What You Need To Know About Third Doses

What You Need To Know About Third Doses for Immunocompromised People

The FDA has approved a third dose of the Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines for moderately to severely immunosuppressed individuals.  There is no recommendation for an additional Janssen dose.  The third dose is to be given at least 28 days after the second dose and it should be the same brand they got previously.  Here are the people who qualify:

Currently, CDC is recommending that moderately to severely immunocompromised people receive an additional dose. This includes people who have:

  • Active treatment for solid tumor and hematologic malignancies
  • Receipt of solid-organ transplant and taking immunosuppressive therapy
  • Receipt of CAR-T-cell or hematopoietic stem cell transplant (within 2 years of transplantation or taking immunosuppression therapy)
  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (e.g., DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids (i.e., ≥20mg prednisone or equivalent per day), alkylating agents, antimetabolites, transplant-related immunosuppressive drugs, cancer chemotherapeutic agents classified as severely immunosuppressive, tumor-necrosis (TNF) blockers, and other biologic agents that are immunosuppressive or immunomodulatory.

More information is here: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/clinical-considerations/immunocompromised-patients.html

 

Approved Vaccines

In alignment with the WHO, OU Health Services recognizes the following vaccines that have been approved by the World Health Organization.

  • AstraZeneca - SK Bio
  • Beijing Bio-Institute of Biological Products Co - Sinopharm
  • Johnson & Johnson / Janssen
  • Moderna
  • Pfizer/BioNTech
  • Serum Institute of India - Covishield
  • Sinovac Life Sciences Co

LOST VACCINE CARD? NEED A COPY OF YOUR COVID VACCINE RECORD?

Click the button above to access your record from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. You must enter the same email/phone number that you used when you received the vaccine.