WHAT: Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County is offering COVID-19 vaccinations to health care professionals and adults 75 years of age and older in the community.
Appointments are required and limited, and can be scheduled by calling 662-538-2118. Participants will be monitored for 15 minutes after receiving the vaccine. The Moderna, Inc. vaccine, which was authorized for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on December 18, 2020, consists of two doses that are administered 28 days apart.
WHEN: Beginning Monday, January 11 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm
WHERE: Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County
200 Hwy. 30 West
New Albany, MS 38652
Participants will enter to the left of the front entrance near the cafeteria.
BACKGROUND: Baptist Memorial Health Care treated the first COVID-19 patient in Shelby County in March 2020 and was among the first health care organizations to stand up a Coronavirus Resource Center for the public. Baptist has performed more than 400,000 COVID tests since March, including over 11,000 in Union County. For more information, please visit www.baptistonline.org/covid19.
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