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Eligibility and availability of COVID-19 vaccine booster

Who is eligible for a booster and additional dose of the COVID-19 vaccine?

Individuals ages 5 years and older are eligible for a booster. To learn more about dosing and timing, view our vaccine resource guide or visit the CDC.

Who is eligible for a booster of the COVID-19 vaccine?

Moderately and severely immunocompromised individuals

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have authorized a third dose of Pfizer’s and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines for moderately and severely immunocompromised individuals ages 12 and older at least 28 days following the second dose.

This includes people who have:

  • Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
  • Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Received a stem cell transplant within the last two years or are taking medication to suppress the immune system
  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response
  • Received CAR-T cell therapy
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We will provide updates if a booster is recommended for additional populations

Please schedule your first and second dose if you haven't yet.

Those eligible can call 1.844.BSW.VACC to book an appointment or self-schedule on MyBSWHealth.com and the app. 

Booster scheduling for ages 5-11 is now available.

Pharmacies have limited supply.

*Available for patients 12 and up. Pediatric vaccinations for those 5-11 are not provided at this location.

Find a vaccine site near you today using the CDC's vaccine finder

The most important thing is to get vaccinated, whether at a Baylor Scott & White location or another vaccine site.

Eligible individuals can self-schedule on MyBSWHealth.com and the app, or call 1.844.BSW.VACC to book an appointment. 

Appointments are preferred. Limited walk-ins may be available based on vaccine availability.

As a reminder, Pfizer is authorized for individuals ages 12 and older, and Moderna is authorized for individuals ages 18 and older.

Location

Walk-in hours

Vaccine

Austin/Round Rock: BSW – Pharmacy #201
425 University Blvd., Suite 165, Round Rock, TX 78665

Monday – Friday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Moderna

Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy – Belton #229
309 Lake Rd Ste B, Belton, TX 76513

Monday – Friday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Pfizer

Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy – College Station #276
1296 Arrington Rd., Suite 200, College Station, TX 77845

Monday – Friday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Moderna

Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy – Dallas #101
3600 Gaston Ave., Dallas, TX 75246
(Inside of Baylor University Medical Center, located on the first floor of Barnett Tower)

Tuesdays and Wednesdays
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Moderna

Baylor University Medical Center on Hall Street
1208 Hall Street, Dallas, TX 75204

Tuesdays
7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Pfizer

Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy – Fort Worth #102
1250 8th Ave., Suite 125, Fort Worth, Texas 76104

Fridays
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Moderna

 

Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy – Garland #106
7217 Telecom Pkwy, Suite 190, Garland, TX 75044

Mondays
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Pfizer

Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy – Grapevine #107
1600 W College St., Suite 110, Grapevine, TX 76051

Tuesdays and Wednesdays
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Pfizer

Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy – Killeen #231
2500 Cross Dr, Killeen, TX 76543

Monday – Friday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Pfizer

Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy – McKinney #105
5236 W University Dr., Suite 1900, McKinney, Texas 75071

Wednesdays
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Moderna

Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy – Salado #232
3525 FM2484, Salado, TX 76571

Monday – Friday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Pfizer

Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy – Southlake #112
925 E. Southlake Blvd., Suite 120, Southlake, TX 76092

Thursdays and Fridays
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Pfizer

Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy – Temple #226
1901 SW HK Dodgen Loop, Building 300 (first floor), Temple, TX 76502

Monday – Friday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Pfizer

Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy – Temple/Canyon Creek #227
937 Canyon Creek Dr., Temple, TX 76502

Monday – Friday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Pfizer and Moderna

Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy – Temple/CDM #228
1605 S 31st Street, Suite 19, Temple, TX 76508

Monday – Friday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Pfizer

Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy – Temple/Northside #230
514 W Adams Ave, Temple, TX 76501

Monday  –Friday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Pfizer

Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy – Waco #254
50 Hillcrest Medical Blvd., Suite 200-1, Waco, TX 76712

Tuesdays
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Moderna

Baylor Scott & White Pharmacy – Waxahachie #110
2460 N Interstate 35E, Professional Plaza I, Suite 155, Waxahachie, TX 75165

Tuesdays
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Pfizer and Moderna

Frequently Asked Questions

Booster and third dose eligibility and facts

Individuals 5 years of age and older are eligible for a booster. To learn more about dosing and timing, view our vaccine resource guide or visit the CDC.

  • Individuals ages 12 years and older who are moderately or severely immunocompromised may choose to receive a second booster dose using an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months after the first booster dose
  • Adults ages 50 years and older who are not moderately or severely immunocompromised may choose to receive a second booster dose using an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months after the first booster dose
  • Individuals ages 18–49 years who are not moderately or severely immunocompromised and who received Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine may receive a second booster dose using an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months after the first Janssen booster dose

Depending on your age, immunocompromised individuals should receive additional shots.

To learn more about dosing and timing, view our vaccine resource guide or visit the CDC.

Yes, pregnant women are eligible for the booster. Pregnant women should receive a booster vaccination when its time to get one.
According to the CDC, although COVID-19 vaccination for older adults remains effective in preventing severe disease, recent data suggest vaccination is less effective at preventing infection or milder illness with symptoms over time. Clinical trial data show a booster shot may result in increased effectiveness compared to primary vaccination.
The FDA and CDC recently updated their guidance and confirmed that eligible individuals can receive a different COVID-19 vaccine as a booster from the one they initially received.
No. There have been no new side effects reported in patients who received a booster of the vaccine.
No. It is not necessary to get an antibody test before getting a booster.
No, however, the CDC is urging everyone to stay up to date on their COVID-19 vaccines. This includes immunocompromised people who are eligible for additional doses and those who are eligible for a booster.

Getting a booster at Baylor Scott & White

Those eligible for a booster can self-schedule on MyBSWHealth.com and the app, or call the vaccine line (1.844.BSW.VACC) to schedule an appointment.

Appointments are preferred. Walk-in availability is extremely limited.
If you have your CDC vaccination card from your first two doses or the single-shot J&J vaccine, please bring that with you.
Yes. If you cannot find your vaccination card, we will provide you with a new one with the date of the booster. You can request a copy of your immunization record from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) site.

If you received your COVID-19 vaccine at a Baylor Scott & White facility, you can also access and print your immunization record, including the lot number, through MyBSWHealth.com using these instructions
Please speak with your doctor to see whether your specific condition or medication you may be taking qualifies you for recommending the booster.
Baylor Scott & White only has vaccine supply allocated to certain locations conveniently located throughout our service areas. Please click here to view our available locations and scheduling options. Please note that walk-in availability at our sites is extremely limited and appointments are preferred.

If you do receive your booster outside of BSW, please be sure to send a picture of your CDC card to your BSW provider through the MyBSWHealth messaging portal.
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