The Phelps/Maries County Health Department has received limited doses of Novavax COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments are available for those individuals age 18 years or older that have not received a previous dose of COVID-19 vaccine or have a contraindication (allergy) to mRNA COVID-19 vaccines or their ingredients.
Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is a 2-dose primary series given 3-8 weeks apart and is not currently authorized to be used in addition to the mRNA vaccine or as a third dose. Novavax COVID-19 vaccine uses "traditional" vaccine technology that has been used for other diseases including hepatitis B, human papillomavirus (HPV), and the tetanus and diphtheria toxoid vaccines that are part of the childhood vaccination series.
The second dose of the series will be administered Thursday, September 15, 2022.
Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet and Emergency Use Authorization Information can be found here: https://www.fda.gov/media/159898/download
You will receive a text message reminder before your appointment