COVID-19 booster shots available

Lassen 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 2 months ago, and
  • Are 18 or older

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

  • First responders (healthcare 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
  • Grocery store workers

Please note, Public Health will not be accepting walk-ins. You can schedule an appointment at or by calling (530) 251-8183.

If you feel like you or someone you care for is exhibiting symptoms, please call Public Health (530) 251-8183 Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.