COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Information



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Dr. Jennifer Shuford answered a question about when children should be vaccinated for COVID-19.
Dr. Shuford and Dr. Hellerstedt answered a question about the Delta Plus variant.
Dr. John Hellerstedt answered a question about staying safe while voting and concern for seniors living in facilities during the holidays.


AARP Texas hosted this Access Live event to discuss COVID-19 vaccines and share the latest information on vaccine booster shots. This event featured Dr. John Hellerstedt, Commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services; Dr. Jennifer Shuford, MD, MPH, Chief State Epidemiologist; Imelda Garcia, MPH, Associate Commissioner of Laboratory and Infectious Disease Services; and Saroj Rai, Ph.D., MPH, Senior Scientific Director with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). Participants asked questions regarding when children should be vaccinated against COVID-19, the Delta plus variant, staying safe while voting, and concern for seniors living in nursing facilities.