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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Scheduled for Friday, January 22nd at Johnston Community College


For Immediate Release:

January 19, 2021
5:45 p.m.

Smithfield, NCThe Johnston County Health Department has scheduled a drive-thru clinic on Friday, January 22nd from 10:00 a.m. until supplies last at Johnston Community College located at 245 College Road, Smithfield, NC 27577.  Individuals seeking to receive a vaccination should enter the main entrance to Johnston Community College from US 70–Business Highway (East Market Street).  

The COVID-19 vaccine clinic is for individuals in Phase 1 and 2 which includes health care workers, long-term care staff and residents, and adults 65 and older. No registration is required and vaccinations will be administered on a first come, first serve basis until our capacity has been reached.  A minimum of 500 doses will be available. The Health Department will be administering the Moderna vaccine.

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.

Please bring ID to verify eligibility for adults 65 and older.

We continue to encourage all Johnstonian’s to register to receive the most up to date COVID-19 vaccination clinic and testing information on your phone by texting COVIDJOCO to 888777. 

General information about COVID-19 can be found online at www.johnstonnc.com/health or www.johnstonnc.com/covid19.

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