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The second COVID-19 dose is important, even if it has been 2 weeks since your first dose

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — The race to vaccinate is slowing down to nearly a complete stop in Lee County. Some people are showing up for their first dose but then skipping their second, Lee Health officials said. Health experts are urging people who’ve gotten their first dose to also get the second, if their shot follows a two-dose series. Although getting the first dose does offer some protection, you’re not considered fully vaccinated until two weeks after the second dose. People who may be putting off getting the shot are being urged to get it, even if it’s been longer than...

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