Baptist Union County to Host Free COVID-19Vaccine Event at Community Center

NEMiss.News Free COVID-19 vaccines at Community Center

 

 

NEW ALBANY, MISS., June 7, 2021– Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will offer free COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone 12 years of age and older on Wednesday, June 9 from 2 to 4 pm at the Community Center located at 307 Wilson Street, New Albany, Miss.

The Pfizer©/BioNTech©vaccines will be available for anyone 12 years of age and older, and will require a second dose of the vaccines.  The one-dose Johnson & Johnson© vaccines will be available for men ages 18 years and older, as well as women who are 50 years of age or older.

“On June 9, we are asking the community to come together to improve the health of our community by getting the COVID-19 vaccine,” said James Grantham, CEO of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County.  “The vaccine will not only protect each participant’s health, but also the health of family, friends, and neighbors.”

No appointment is necessary, and walk-ins are welcome.  For more information, please call 662-538-2613.

Baptist Union County offers a variety of services, including adult and pediatric inpatient care, maternity, surgery, a 24-hour emergency department and diagnostics. The hospital also has 3D mammography, TeleHealth services and an eICU. Baptist Union County has an excellent reputation for providing quality care and recently earned an “A” Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group. Most notably, Baptist Union County earned five stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for the hospital’s quality, outcomes, safety and patient satisfaction.

For more information about Baptist Union County, please call 662-538-7631 or visit unioncounty.baptistonline.org.

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