Nicollet County will begin offering COVID-19 booster shots later this week to eligible persons. County Health and Human Services director Cassandra Sassenberg says based on federal guidance, the population eligible for boosters include those 65 and older, 18 plus living in long-term care settings, 18 plus having underlying medical conditions and 18 plus working or living in high-risk settings. Sassenberg says the Moderna booster will be offered to those eligible the next three Fridays at the county’s Health and Human Services office, located at 622 South Front Street in St.Peter. She says persons can sign up at the county’s HHS website.