Benton County to begin offering the new updated bivalent COVID-19 booster at upcoming vaccine events

Oregon Health Authority updated COVID-19 booster flyer and instructions.
Thursday, September 8, 2022

On September 2, 2022 the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) authorized the updated COVID-19 boosters produced by Pfizer and Moderna for use in Oregon. This updated vaccine is a bivalent mRNA vaccine, which means it teaches your immune system how to target not only the original strain of COVID-19 but also the omicron strain. For most Oregonians, this means that you are now eligible for another booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

If you are 12 years or older, and it has been at least 2 months since you completed your primary series of a COVID-19 vaccine or received your last booster (no matter what brand you received or how many boosters you’ve received), you are eligible to receive an updated booster dose. 

The Benton County Health Department continues to work with community partners to offer COVID-19 vaccination events and to make the updated booster available throughout the county. The new updated booster will be available at our upcoming vaccination events, while supplies last. As with other new vaccines, supplies will be limited the first few weeks it is available. Supply of the updated vaccine will continue to arrive in Benton County over the coming weeks.

Here is the schedule and details for upcoming vaccination events. No appointment is needed at any of these events, drop ins are welcome.


  • ​Location: Benton County Event Center & Fairgrounds, 110 SW 53rd St
    • Saturday and Sunday September 10-11, from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    • Monday through Friday September 12-16, from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    • Drive-thru event, but pedestrians also welcome
  • Location: Oregon State University, Memorial Union Room 62, 2501 SW Jefferson Way
    • Monday through Friday September 12-16, from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Location: Boys and Girls Club of Corvallis, 1112 NW Circle Boulevard 
    • Sunday, September 25, from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


  • Location: Clemens Primary School Cafeteria, 535 S 19th Street
    • Friday, September 23, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


  • Location: Monroe High School Commons, 365 N 5th Street
    • Saturday, September 24, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Free COVID-19 test kits will be available to take home. All events are wheelchair accessible. To request additional accommodations, please call 541-766-6120. For more information visit: