First Dose COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic March 3rd

The Johnston County Health Department has scheduled a drive-thru clinic for North Carolina residents only (please bring ID) on Wednesday, March 3rd from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. or until supplies last at West Johnston High School located at 5935 Raleigh Road, Benson, NC 27504. The Health Department will be administering the Moderna vaccine.

The first dose COVID-19 vaccine clinic is for individuals in Group 1 (health care workers, long-term care staff and residents), Group 2 (adults 65 and older) and Group 3 (frontline essential workers are people who: Must be in-person at their place of work and work in one of the eight essential sectors which include critical manufacturing, education, essential goods, food and agriculture, government and community services, health care and public health, public safety, transportation.

Vaccinations will be administered on a first come, first serve basis until our capacity has been reached.

For more information on Group 3 eligibility, please visit this link.

Those seeking the vaccination should be aware that it is not recommended for those who have had another vaccine within the previous 14 days.  In addition, individuals who have an active COVID-19 infection (under isolation) or recent exposure to an individual with COVID-19 should defer receiving the vaccination until recovered or removed from quarantine.

If you are planning to attend a vaccination clinic, please complete the Prevaccination Checklist and Registration forms found at this link.


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