Booster shots available for Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson

The Lassen County Public Health Department announced county residents who received any of the three COVID-19 vaccines are now eligible for a booster shot if they meet new criteria outlined below.


A Pfizer or Moderna booster dose is recommended if you:

  • Received your second dose at least six months ago; and
  • Are 65 or older; or
  • Age 18+ who live in long-term care settings; or
  • Age 18+ who have underlying medical conditions; or
  • Age 18+ who are at increased risk due to social inequity; or
  • Age 18+ who work or live in high-risk settings.


A Johnson & Johnson booster dose is recommended if you:

  • Received your first dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least two months ago; and
  • Are 18 or older.


High-risk jobs

In line with the CDC, high-risk jobs are defined as:

  • First responders (health care workers, firefighters, police, congregate care staff);
  • Education staff (teachers, support staff, daycare workers);
  • Food and agriculture workers;
  • Manufacturing workers;
  • Corrections workers;
  • U.S. Postal Service workers;
  • Public transit workers; and
  • Grocery store workers.


Public Health will not be accepting walk-ins. You can schedule an appointment at or by calling 251-8183.

If you feel like you or someone you care for is exhibiting symptoms, call Public Health at 251-8183 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.