Johnson Countians now able to receive ‘bivalent’ COVID-19 boosters

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As of Monday, eligible Johnson Countians can receive the new COVID-19 booster that's intended to protect specifically against the latest Omicron variants of the virus. File image courtesy of Johnson County Department of Health and Environment.

Starting Monday, the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment will offer new bivalent COVID-19 booster shots.

Why it matters: Health officials say the new boosters specifically provide protection against the most latest COVID-19 variants.