COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC INFORMATION
BVFD 2nd BOOSTER SHOT CLINIC:
WHEN: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, April 13
WHERE: Riordan Hall
Pfizer and Moderna brands of the COVID-19 vaccine will be available, including first or second doses and first or second booster shots. Current CDC recommendations are that anyone over the age of 50 can get the second booster shot, and anyone over the age of 65 or who is moderately or severely immunocompromised should get the second booster.
• First doses: Anyone over the age of 12 for Pfizer or 18 for Moderna who is currently unvaccinated.
• Second doses: Must be administered at least 21 days after the first dose for Pfizer and at least 28 days after the first dose for Moderna.
• First booster shots: Eligible individuals who have been fully vaccinated for at least 5 months for Pfizer and Moderna (SINCE Nov. 13, 2021 or before) or 2 months for J&J (since Feb. 13, 2022 or before).
• Second booster shots: Eligible individuals who received first booster at least 4 months prior for Pfizer and Moderna (SINCE Dec. 13, 2021 or before).
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine will not be available. Anyone who received a first dose of the J&J vaccine can get subsequent doses of either Pfizer or Moderna.
To avoid crowds and long wait times, A SIGN UP IS REQUIRED for those eligible at the link below.
Parental consent and physical presence are required for anyone under the age of 18. Please bring your vaccination record card for second or later doses. Sign up at the link below.
Regional vaccination clinics:
NWA Council: The Northwest Arkansas Council, in collaboration with the region’s health care systems and major employers, is hosting weekly walk-in vaccination clinics in both Washington and Benton counties for Arkansas residents over the age of 12.
FIND MORE INFO AND REGISTER HERE.
Vaccines can be administered to any individual eligible for specific doses. Parental consent is required for those under the age of 18.
It is suggested that those being vaccinated bring someone to drive them, in the event side effects are experienced. It is recommended but not required that those being vaccinated wait 15 minutes following inoculation before leaving the site.
Information on the Pfizer vaccine and its side effects can be found here.
Information on the Moderna vaccine and its side effects can be found here.
Do not show up to get a vaccine if you have a fever or any other COVID-19 symptoms, or if you've recently tested positive for coronavirus, even if you have already received the first dose. Information on those symptoms can be found HERE. Consult your doctor prior to getting the second dose. Read more on that and other vaccination frequently asked questions HERE. For additional questions about COVID-19 and the vaccine, visit the Arkansas Health Department’s list of COVID-19 frequently asked questions HERE.
SIGN UP AT THE LINK BELOW.
Choose an available time slot on the sign-up sheet at the link below. Click “Sign Up” next to your desired time then click “Submit and Sign Up” at the bottom. Enter the information on the following page. (This information will not be visible to others who are signing up and names will not be shown on this form.) You will receive a confirmation email to the address used to register.
To avoid parking issues and delays, please arrive near the time of your designated appointment and please wait in your vehicle until your appointment time. Follow signs to the appropriate parking area and entrance marked for the vaccine clinic.
Consent forms are required for those 18 years and under only and can be found here. If you have Medicare, bring your red, white and blue Medicare card, if you have it. You will still get vaccinated if you do not have insurance.
If you choose to wait 15 minutes prior to leaving, please do so in the designated area or inside your vehicle without the engine running. If you have any issues while waiting, EMS staff will be available on site. In an emergency, dial 911.
SIGN UP HERE