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Vaccine Eligibility

CDC Recommends Booster Shots for Everyone Ages 18 and Over

Español: El CDC recomiendan vacunas de refuerzo para todas las personas mayores de 18 años.

2021-11-30: The CDC has strengthened its recommendation on booster shots: “Everyone Ages 18 and Older Should Get a Booster Shot.”

VaxTogetherAustin is offering booster shots of all three COVID-19 vaccines (Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson) for people ages 18 and over.

More information from the CDC linked here.

You are eligible for a booster shot if:

  • You received a Johnson & Johnson vaccine and,
    • It has been at least 2 months since your initial dose, and
    • You are over 18.
  • You received a Pfizer or Moderna series and,
    • It has been at least 6 months since your second Moderna or Pfizer shot, and
    • You are over 18.

Mixing and Matching Booster Doses:

  • All three vaccines available in the United States now have booster recommendations.
  • You may choose, or “mix and match,” which vaccine you receive as a booster dose.

For information about 3rd doses of Pfizer and Moderna for immunocompromised people, click here: https://vaxtogetheraustin.org/2021/08/14/third-doses/

Find your booster shot at one of our Austin or Round Rock clinics here: vaxtogetheraustin.org

El CDC recomiendan vacunas de refuerzo para todas las personas mayores de 18 años.

2021-11-30: El CDC ha reforzado su recomendación sobre las vacunas de refuerzo: “Todas las personas de 18 años de edad o más deberían recibir la dosis de refuerzo.”

VaxTogetherAustin está ofreciendo vacunas de refuerzo de las tres vacunas contra COVID-19 (marcas Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, y Pfizer) para personas mayores de 18 años.

Más información del CDC vinculado aquí.

Usted es elegible para una vacuna de refuerzo si:

  • Usted recibió la vacuna de Johnson & Johnson Y
    • Ya han pasado 2 meses desde que recibió la vacuna, Y
    • Usted es mayor de 18 años.
  • Usted recibió las vacunas de Pfizer o Moderna Y,
    • Ya han pasado al menos 6 meses desde que recibió su 2da vacunación de Moderna o Pfizer Y
    • Usted es mayor de 18 años.

Vacunas de refuerzo:

  • Las tres marcas de vacuna disponibles en los Estados Unidos pueden usarse como vacuna de refuerzo .
  • Usted puede escoger cuál vacuna aplicarse como vacuna de refuerzo.

Para mayor información sobre 3ras dosis de vacunas Pfizer y Moderna para personas inmunodeprimidas, visite este enlace: https://vaxtogetheraustin.org/2021/08/14/third-doses/

Encuentre dónde ponerse la vacuna de refuerzo en una de nuestras clínicas en Austin o Round Rock clinics visitando nuestra página: vaxtogetheraustin.org

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Vaccine Eligibility

Booster Shots of Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and Pfizer Available Now at Our Clinics

Español: Vacunas de Refuerzo Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, y Pfizer Disponibles en Nuestras Clínicas

We are happy to announce that VaxTogetherAustin is now offering booster shots of all three COVID-19 vaccines (Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson) for eligible individuals, following FDA and CDC announcements.

You are eligible for a booster shot if:

  • You received a Johnson & Johnson vaccine and,
    • It has been at least 2 months since your initial dose, and
    • You are over 18.
  • You received a Pfizer or Moderna series and,

*If you are between the ages of 18 and 49 with a high-risk medical condition, the CDC advises that you consult with your physician about whether to get a booster shot.

Mixing and Matching Booster Doses:

  • All three vaccines available in the United States now have booster recommendations.
  • You may choose, or “mix and match,” which vaccine you receive as a booster dose.

For information about 3rd doses of Pfizer and Moderna for immunocompromised people, click here: https://vaxtogetheraustin.org/2021/08/14/third-doses/

Find your booster shot at one of our Austin or Round Rock clinics here: vaxtogetheraustin.org

Vacunas de Refuerzo Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, y Pfizer Disponibles en Nuestras Clínicas

Nos complace anunciar que VaxTogetherAustin ya está ofreciendo vacunas de refuerzo de las tres vacunas contra COVID-19 (marcas Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, y Pfizer) para personas que son elegibles, siguiendo los anuncios del FDA y el CDC.

Usted es elegible para una vacuna de refuerzo si:

  • Usted recibió la vacuna de Johnson & Johnson Y
    • Ya han pasado 2 meses desde que recibió la vacuna, Y
    • Usted es mayor de 18 años.
  • Usted recibió las vacunas de Pfizer o Moderna Y,
    • Ya han pasado al menos 6 meses desde que recibió su 2da vacunación de Moderna o Pfizer Y
    • Usted es mayor de 65 años o
    • Usted es mayor de 18 años Y…

*Si usted tiene entre 18 y 49 años y tiene una condición médica de alto riesgo, el CDC recomienda consultar con su doctor para decidir si ponerse la vacuna de refuerzo.

Vacunas de refuerzo:

  • Las tres marcas de vacuna disponibles en los Estados Unidos pueden usarse como vacuna de refuerzo 
  • Usted puede escoger cuál vacuna aplicarse como vacuna de refuerzo

Para mayor información sobre 3ras dosis de vacunas Pfizer y Moderna para personas inmunodeprimidas, visite este enlace: https://vaxtogetheraustin.org/2021/08/14/third-doses/

Encuentre dónde ponerse la vacuna de refuerzo en una de nuestras clínicas en Austin o Round Rock clinics visitando nuestra página: vaxtogetheraustin.org

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Vaccine Incentives

VaxTogetherAustin offers 1,000 more free ACL Musical Festival wristbands as vaccine incentive

Press contact:

VaxTogetherAustin (a project of TogetherAustin)

Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH

(512) 799-5668

press@togetheraustin.org

Release Date:

September 8, 2021

AUSTIN NONPROFIT OFFERS 1,000 MORE FREE ACL MUSIC FESTIVAL WRISTBANDS AS VACCINE INCENTIVE IN RETURN TO Q2 STADIUM

September 10 Vaccine Clinic at Q2 Stadium Offers Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J

AUSTIN, TX, September 8 — VaxTogetherAustin, Austin City Limits Music Festival, Q2 Stadium, and Walgreens are providing free ACL Music Festival Weekend 2 single-day general admission tickets to the first 1,000 people who pre-register and get vaccinated on Friday, September 10 at Q2 Stadium. 

To receive a vaccine and a wristband, people must pre-register for an appointment at the link below. Once all appointments are filled, no additional wristbands will be available.

LINK: tinyurl.com/vax-acl-q2

“ACL Music Festival is pleased to support VaxTogetherAustin with a donation of 2,000 single day wristbands to ACL Music Festival,” said Emmett Beliveau, Chief Operating Officer of C3 Presents. “Vaccines are not required to attend ACL Music Festival, but we know that vaccinations are an important part of the solution to move us beyond this pandemic.  Live music is all about uniting people, and we encourage everyone who can to get vaccinated to take care of themselves and one another.”  

“We are excited that so many young Texans are getting vaccinated to enjoy a great Austin festival,” said Kanaka Sathasivan, MPH, board member of TogetherAustin. “We’ve already seen the huge impact vaccination can have on protecting health and wellbeing in the community. We will continue to be available to help provide opportunities for every Central Texan to get vaccinated.”

“Our goal is to increase vaccination rates in our community, and our first event offering ACL wristbands as a vaccine incentive was very successful,” said Sharon Cohan, founder and executive director of VaxTogetherAustin. “We appreciate the generosity of ACL Music Festival, Austin FC, and Walgreens in making this event possible for a second time.”

“Soccer, at its core, is about community,” said Austin FC President Andy Loughnane. “We are proud to align with TogetherAustin and Austin City Limits Music Festival to increase vaccinations across our community by inviting eligible participants to visit Q2 Stadium for this uniquely-Austin opportunity.” 

The vaccine clinic will offer Pfizer (first and second doses), Moderna (first and second doses), and the single-dose Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine. Third doses, or “booster shots,” will not be available at this event. The Pfizer vaccine is available to everyone ages 12 and up, while the Moderna and J&J vaccines are available to everyone ages 18 and up. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

Central Texans can visit VaxTogetherAustin.org to find free COVID-19 vaccines at convenient times and locations throughout Austin and Round Rock. ID and insurance are not required to receive the vaccine, and immigration status has no impact on vaccination.

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About VaxTogetherAustin: VaxTogetherAustin is a program of the nonprofit TogetherAustin, and a part of United Way for Greater Austin’s COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Project, which is committed to supporting underserved populations in Central Texas. Since April 2021, the VaxTogetherAustin team has organized dozens of vaccine clinics and removed barriers to access for thousands of Central Texans through partnerships with local pharmacies, school districts, community centers, businesses, and places of worship. 

About C3 Presents: ACL Music Festival is produced by Austin-based C3 Presents. Launched in 2002 and inspired by the long-running PBS show, Austin City Limits, The Austin City Limits Music Festival has grown into a two-weekend experience, featuring world-renowned and up-and-coming acts on 8 stages in Austin’s crown jewel Zilker Park. The festival, now among the largest and most recognized in the country, hosts 75,000 music lovers per day, and features a diverse lineup spanning pop, rock, folk, alt-country, blues, gospel, R&B and electronic music. 

About Austin FC: Austin FC joined Major League Soccer (MLS) as the League’s 27th club in January 2019. Austin FC officially began competing in MLS in April 2021 and played its first match at home on June 19, 2021, in the new, 100% privately financed, $260 million, state-of-the-art Q2 Stadium in Austin. Austin FC operates the Austin FC Academy, the fully funded developmental academy representing the highest level of competition for elite youth soccer players in Central Texas, while serving as the exclusive developmental pathway to MLS for the region’s most talented young players.

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Vaccine Incentives

Get vaccinated Sept. 2-5 and receive a single-day ACL ticket!

VaxTogetherAustin is excited to announce an additional opportunity for the community to get vaccinated and receive an ACL Weekend One Single Day General Admission wristband.

We have approximately 275 wristbands available and will be offering them on a first come, first served basis and BY APPOINTMENT ONLY to patients who receive their 1st or 2nd Pfizer, 1st or 2nd Moderna, or Janssen Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine on Thursday Sept 2nd, Friday Sept 3rd, Saturday Sept 4th and Sunday Sept 5th.

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP.


These appointments are available on our website, VaxTogetherAustin.org, for the Walgreens at 45th and Guadalupe location only. Your appointment must be made via the link on our website, and you will need to both receive the vaccine and show a screen-shot of your confirmation email to pick up your wristband. 3rd doses (booster shots) are NOT eligible to receive wristbands, and your pharmacist will be able to verify your vaccination status. You do not need photo ID or insurance to get the vaccine, but you will be required to show photo ID and may be asked additional questions to determine eligibility for your wristband. We cannot guarantee your first- choice date for the wristband, but you will receive a wristband if you attend your appointment and fulfill the eligibility requirements.


You must use a valid email address for your appointment, which we will verify. You must also provide a valid phone number. We will delete appointments that use email addresses and phone numbers that are out of service, belong to restaurants or stores, or are clearly not legit.


Please note that you will need to comply with all ACL Festival Health Policies, which can be found here: https://www.aclfestival.com/safety


ACL Music Festival will have the most up to date information regarding requirements to attend the festival, and anything posted on their website and social media supersedes any information provided by VaxTogetherAustin.


This opportunity is intended to increase vaccination rates in Central Texas, in order to make our communities safer and reduce strain on our overwhelmed hospital system. We very much appreciate your respect for the intention and the eligibility requirements of this incentive.


Thank you!! Please stay safe and healthy! We can do this TOGETHER!