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COVID-19 Bulletin (09/21/21)

Third-dose COVID-19 boosters available in Fort Worth for some patients. One third of COVID-19 patients report long-term symptoms.
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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins reported 1,196 new cases and 14 deaths on Monday.


Third-dose COVID-19 booster shots are now available for immunocompromised patients in Fort Worth, WFAA reports. Booster shots are available starting 28 days after a second dose of an mRNA vaccine. Drive-thru clinic Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center at 5201 C.A. Roberson Blvd. will be administering the shots in partnership with the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County Public Health, and  Fort Worth Independent School District.


CDC report finds one-third of COVID-19 patients report long-term symptoms, FOX4 reports. Long-term symptoms last more than two months after an initial positive test. People over 40 had higher chances of contracting long-term COVID-19 symptoms, including brain fog, intermittent fever, and lung function issues.

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