Arkansas Methodist Medical Center, City of Paragould, Greene County Office of Emergency Management, Paragould Chamber of Commerce, UAMS, and NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at A-State, are collaborating to provide a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic for the region that will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 20 at Paragould Community Center, located at 3404 Linwood Drive in Paragould.
Per the Arkansas Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccine Plan, this clinic is designated for:
· 65 years of age and older
· Health care workers
· Police, Fire, EMS, and other first responders
· Food and Agriculture
· People with intellectual or developmental disabilities
· Essential Government
· Grocery Store/Meal Delivery
· Postal/Package Delivery
· Public Transport
· Worship Leaders
Appointments are required.
To schedule an appointment, visit https://vaccinate.as.me/
If you need assistance scheduling online, please call 1-870-573-4223, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Those who receive a vaccine on March 20 will be scheduled to return to Paragould Community Center on April 17th to receive their second dose of the series. After receiving the vaccination, you will be required to wait 15 minutes for monitoring. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing.