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Yesterday, I wrote that I was unable to get my second COVID booster shot at the nearby Giant Eagle Pharmacy. This afternoon I decided to call CVS pharmacy to see if they were giving the second booster. It was one of those automated calls that are so annoying. I was finally able to talk to someone, but someone who was answering from a call center rather than the local pharmacy that I had called. Yes, they were taking appointments, she said and asked if I would like her to make one for me. I said that I was able to make an appointment myself online. I simply wanted to know whether or not they are currently giving the second booster. Yes, she said.
So I went online to make an appointment. And surprise, surprise there was a slot at 6:00 this very evening at a CVS location just four miles away from me. The pharmacist was a young fellow with only one assistant. He seemed rather frazzled, and it was a while before he could wait on me. I had arrived early, so by the time he had time to give me the shot, it was only a short while after my appointment time. He said that he had already had a lot of people come in for their second booster.
It has been less than an hour, but so far there has been no reaction. I really don't expect one since with the three previous shots I have experienced nothing more than a slight soreness at the injection site.
I am now doubly boosted before my trip to Mexico! Hurray!