August 12, 2022
Updates on COVID-19 vaccine opportunities at Lafene Health Center
Lafene Health Center continues to offer COVID-19 vaccine opportunities for Kansas State University students, faculty and staff. There are several important vaccine-related updates for the fall semester.
Beginning Monday, Aug. 15, Lafene Health Center will charge an administration fee for COVID-19 vaccines. Students must pay a $23.75 administration fee for each vaccine dose and non-students must pay a $25 administration fee for each vaccine dose. Lafene Health Center will file these charges to insurance if insurance information is provided.
The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will no longer be available at Lafene Health Center after Wednesday, Aug. 17.
Lafene Health Center continues to offer the two-dose Moderna vaccine as well as booster vaccines for students, faculty and staff. Appointments are required and can be made on the myLAFENE+ patient portal or by calling 785-532-6544.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the COVID-19 primary series vaccines for everyone ages 6 months and older, and COVID-19 boosters for everyone ages 5 years and older, if eligible.
There are other additional ways for K-Staters to find a COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers the vaccines.gov website to search for a local COVID-19 vaccine appointment.
- Local health departments continue to offer COVID-19 vaccine opportunities. Check with the Riley County Health Department, the Johnson County Health Department, the Saline County Health Department or the county health department where you live.
- Local pharmacies and private physicians also may offer COVID-19 vaccine opportunities. Contact those organizations for more information.