Boosters expected week of Sept. 20 for the elderly, health care workers

Some in Shelby County are getting booster shots now

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 18, 2021 4:45 PM CT | Published: August 18, 2021 3:02 PM CT
<strong>Macie Pratcher gets a COVID-19 vaccine from Jennifer Mohundro during a home visit on March 19. For Meritan, which has been running the homebound vaccination program, booster shots are not expected to be a challenge, said CEO Melanie Keller.&nbsp;&ldquo;We already have the Moderna in stock,&rdquo; she said.</strong>&nbsp;(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

Macie Pratcher gets a COVID-19 vaccine from Jennifer Mohundro during a home visit on March 19. For Meritan, which has been running the homebound vaccination program, booster shots are not expected to be a challenge, said CEO Melanie Keller. “We already have the Moderna in stock,” she said. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

“I anticipate, honestly, that everyone that got the vaccine is going to want the booster. That is the feedback I have been getting,” says Melanie Keller, CEO of Meritan.

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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


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