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Council on Aging Department

Posted on: August 23, 2021

COVID-19 - Addressing 3rd Dose of Vaccine for Immunocompromised Individuals

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Date of Record: 08-23-21

Please see the memo issued to health care and vaccination providers from Dr. Larry Madoff, Medical Director of the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences at the MA Dept. of Public Health (MDPH).

This memo addresses 3rd dose COVID-19 vaccination for immunocompromised individuals, what should be taken into consideration, and steps to be taken.

As noted in the memo, for more information, please see the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) website on Clinical Considerations for Vaccination. 

As a reminder, any provider who would like to order COVID-19 vaccines must be registered with the MIIS and have a completed Massachusetts COVID-19 Vaccine Program (MCVP) agreement. If your practice is not MCVP enrolled, please contact the MDPH Vaccine Unit at 617-983-6828 or MDPH Vaccine Management.  

MDPH Memo - 3rd Dose for the Immunocompromised
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