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COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC INFORMATION

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COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC INFORMATION


BVFD BIVALENT BOOSTER SHOT CLINIC: 
     WHEN: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14
     WHERE: Mercy Bella Vista Community Room
     (overflow parking available at soccer fields south of Mercy Bella Vista)

The COVID-19 bivalent booster contains "two messenger RNA (mRNA) components of SARS-CoV-2 virus, one of the original strain of SARS-CoV-2 and the other one in common between the BA.4 and BA.5 lineages of the omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2," according to the FDA.  Current CDC recommendations are that anyone over the age of 12 get the bivalent booster shot if it's been two months or longer since their last vaccine dose, either the final primary series dose or the original booster dose.

Pfizer eligibility: Anyone over the age of 12, at least 2 months after the last COVID vaccine dose
Moderna eligibility: Anyone over the age of 18, at least 2 months after the last COVID vaccine dose

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. 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.



VACCINE INFORMATION:
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