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First Dose Pfizer Vaccine Appointments Johnston County Health Department Thursday, April 15th 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Smithfield, NC – The Johnston County Health Department has scheduled a first dose clinic on Thursday, April 15th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. or until supplies last at Johnston County Public Health Department located at 517 N. Bright Leaf Blvd.  The Health Department will be administering the Pfizer vaccine (16 years of age and up) at this clinic. Individuals under the age of 18 need an adult present to receive the vaccine.  Patients will need a second dose between 21 and 42 days after the first dose.

Vaccinations will be administered on an appointment (takemyshot.nc.gov) or walk-in basis until our capacity of doses has been reached.  

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.

The COVID-19 vaccine is free of charge to all individuals, regardless of immigration or health insurance status.

If you are planning to attend a vaccination clinic, please complete the Prevaccination Checklist and Registration forms found at www.johnstonnc.com/covid19/files/Prevaccination_Covid_Reg_Form.pdf.  General information about COVID-19 can be found online at www.johnstonnc.com/health or www.johnstonnc.com/covid19.

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