Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine




 

Pfizer® COVID-19 vaccine

Ready to schedule your appointment?

All individuals 5 years and older can schedule to receive the Pfizer vaccine. Children ages 5 to 11 who are patients at Southwestern Medical Clinic in Niles and Stevensville should call the practice directly to schedule a vaccine or booster. Individuals under 18 years old require a parent or legal guardian to be present.

The COVID-19 vaccine is available at no out-of-pocket cost. Insurance is not required to register for an appointment. If you have insurance, please include that information when scheduling.


 Pfizer vaccine first dose scheduler



Schedule your second Pfizer dose 21 days later.

A second dose of the Pfizer vaccine is necessary to further boost the immune response and ensure long-term protection from COVID-19. We are committed to providing a second dose to everyone who receives a first dose. If you received your first dose at Spectrum Health Lakeland and have questions about your second dose appointment, please call 269.927.5100.


 Pfizer vaccine second dose scheduler



Pfizer booster

The CDC recommend COVID-19 boosters shots for all people age 5 years and older for the Pfizer vaccine at least 5 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series. Some people can receive two boosters. A parent or legal guardian must be present for anyone under 18 years old. 

Visit the CDC for more information and criteria regarding receiving a booster vaccine or an additional primary dose.

Who should get one booster:
Everyone 5 years and older
*Pfizer vaccines and boosters for children ages 5 to 11 are available for established patients at Southwestern Medical Clinic in Niles and Stevensville by calling the practice directly.

Who can get a second booster:
Adults 50 years and older

When to get your booster:
At least 5 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series. If eligible for a second booster, at least 4 months after your first booster

Which booster should you get?

  • Adults 18 years and older should get an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) for the first booster in most situations
  • The second booster must be an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine
  • Teens 12 through 17 years old may only get a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster

Pfizer booster scheduler



Immunocompromised – Third doses of Pfizer

The CDC recommends people with moderately to severely compromised immune systems receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 28 days after a second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

Pfizer vaccine immunocompromised third dose scheduler



Before a vaccine
For your safety, if you are currently in self-isolation for COVID-19 (10 days of self-isolation are required after symptoms), call 269.927.5100 to discuss your vaccination options.

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