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Published on September 16, 2022

Cone Health to Offer COVID-19 Bivalent Booster Vaccines 

The updated booster dose targets the original strain of COVID-19, as well as the omicron BA.4 and BA.5 variants. 

Greensboro – The public can now schedule appointments to receive the COVID-19 bivalent booster shot through Cone Health. The system will begin offering the vaccine on Monday, Sept. 19.  

The omicron BA.4 and BA.5 variants are responsible for most of the COVID-19 cases in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Bivalent booster vaccines target both the original strain of COVID-19 and the BA.4 and BA. 5 omicron strains.  

The CDC and Federal Drug Administration have authorized bivalent booster vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech. The Moderna vaccine is available to people ages 18 and older who received a primary or booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least two months ago. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has been authorized for people ages 12 and older who received a primary or booster dose at least two months ago.  

Cone Health will offer bivalent booster vaccines at the following pharmacies: 

  • Cone Health Community Pharmacy at MedCenter Greensboro, 3518 Drawbridge Pkwy., Suite 130, Greensboro 

  • Outpatient Pharmacy at MedCenter High Point, 2630 Willard Dairy Rd., High Point 

  • Outpatient Pharmacy at Alamance Regional, 1238 Huffman Mill Rd., Burlington 

Cone Health will begin offering the Pfizer-BioNTech bivalent booster on Sept. 19. The Moderna booster is coming soon. To schedule an appointment or to find more information, visit conehealth.com/vaccine. The community can also call 336-890-1188, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

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