Everyone age 16 and over eligible for COVID-19 vaccine starting April 7
According to NCDHHS, starting Wed., April 7, COVID-19 Vaccination Group 5 opens, allowing everyone age 16 and over to receive the vaccine.
The only restrictions related to vaccine administration include those related to children and approved vaccine use. The Pfizer vaccine is approved for individuals ages 16 and older and Moderna is approved for people age 18 and older. Anyone ages 16-17 who would like to receive the vaccine must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Individuals interested in receiving first dose COVID-19 vaccinations may walk in or schedule at Southeastern COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic located at 2901 North Elm Street in Lumberton between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on the following dates: April 7, 9, 10, 12, 13 and 16. Walk-in vaccinations will be offered as long as daily allocation supplies last.
To schedule an appointment, eligible individuals may visit srmc.org and click on “Get Vaccinated.” Please note that individuals who register as a MyChart Guest when scheduling their appointment will not receive a confirmation notice via email or text. If an appointment needs to be cancelled or changed due to scheduling issues or other factors that may arise, those who registered as a guest should email email@example.com to request appointment adjustments.
There is no cost to the patient for the vaccine.