Special Events
 
  • Free Hepatitis A Vaccine

 

When: Wednesday, October 20 & Thursday, October 21 - during registration (8 am - 8:50 am) and during exhibit viewing (10:10 am - 10:30 am). They will remain on-site until 3:00 pm.

 

Where: First Floor of the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center (our Conference venue) outside the Exhibits area

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Who needs Hep A?

  • People reporting drug use (IV and non-IV drugs)

  • People who are currently or were recently in jail or prison

  • People with unstable housing, or who are homeless

  • Men who have sex with men

  • People who have been or could be in close contact with someone infected with Hep A

 
  • Free Flu Vaccine

When: Wednesday, October 20 & Thursday, October 21 - during registration (8 am - 8:50 am) and during exhibit viewing (10:10 am - 10:30 am). They will remain on-site until 3:00 pm.

 

Where: First Floor of the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center (our Conference venue) outside the Exhibits area

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Who needs a Flu shot?

  • All persons aged 6 months of age and older are recommended for annual vaccination, with rare exception

 
  • Free COVID-19 Vaccine/Booster (Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, & J&J/Janssen)

When: Wednesday, October 20 & Thursday, October 21 - during registration (8 am - 8:50 am) and during exhibit viewing (10:10 am - 10:30 am). They will remain on-site until 3:00 pm.

 

Where: First Floor of the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center (our Conference venue) outside the Exhibits area

Who needs a COVID-19 Vaccination?​​

  • All persons aged 16 years or older, with rare exception

Who needs a COVID-19 Booster?

People who*:​

  • Have received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system

  • Have received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system

  • Have moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)

  • Have advanced or untreated HIV infection

  • Have active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response

  • Have been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood

*CDC recommends for these individuals an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 28 days after a second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine or Moderna COVID-19 vaccineBring your vaccination card with you so that the information about your second dose date and additional booster can be entered.

For more information, please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/recommendations/immuno.html