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Important Alerts:

Carmel and Rhinebeck Urgent Care: New registrations at these locations, Saturday, November 27, are closed as of 3:15pm, with exception to medical emergencies only.

COVID-19 Information and Updates
CareMount is now offering the COVID-19 vaccination for ages 5+ and the booster dose for individuals 18 years and older.  Read more or schedule online.
Drive-Thru COVID-19 RNA (nasal swab) testing: Read more or schedule online.

For everyone’s safety and per CDC guidelines it is MANDATORY TO KEEP YOUR MASK ON AT ALL TIMES in our offices EVEN IF FULLY VACCINATED.

Walk-In Flu Clinics ending Friday, December 3.

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Update on Covid-19 Vaccine

There are three vaccines that can be used to prevent severe disease and reduce transmission of COVID-19:
Pfizer-BioNTech
– Full approval in the US for ages 16 and older
–  Emergency Use Authorization for ages 12-15
–  Approval for use in ages 5-11
– 2 dose vaccine series at least 21 days apart
Moderna
– Emergency Use Authorization for ages 18 and older
– Full FDA approval pending
– 2 dose vaccine series at least 28 days apart
Johnson & Johnson (Janssen)
– Emergency Use Authorization for ages 18 and older
– Was authorized as a single dose, but evidence points to much better effectiveness as a 2 dose series given 2 months apart

Third and Booster Doses
Additional (third) doses of Pfizer and Moderna are recommended for people with moderate to severe immune compromise, 2 months after their second dose.
See definition of Severe Immune Compromise here.

Booster Individuals who are 18 years and older and received the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna initial vaccine series at least six months ago or the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least two months ago are eligible for their booster dose. The CDC strongly encourages the booster, especially for those over the age of 50 and others with underlying conditions. Vaccines are available by appointment in our six vaccine clinics. Schedule now.

We are offering first, second, third and booster doses of these vaccines, as well as Flu vaccination.
Please note:
– Booster doses should be given using the same vaccine manufacturer that the person received for the primary series.
– If the same product used for the primary series is no longer available, or a different COVID-19 vaccine is desired, any COVID-19 vaccine can be used for the booster dose
– Booster doses of Moderna are being given as ½ strength as per FDA and CDC. This has been shown to be effective and doubles the world supply of Moderna boosters.

Updated November 22, 2021