Health care providers will be accepting COVID-19 vaccine appointments for Group 3 individuals in Mecklenburg County through March 31.
Additional first-dose appointments are now available throughout the county from March 10 until March 31. The county began booking Group 3 appointments on March 3, following priority appointments for teachers and child care workers who are also part of Group 3.
Mecklenburg County is expanding its partnership with StarMed Healthcare to provide first doses of the vaccine at Bojangles Coliseum. Individuals in groups 1 and 3 who work in Mecklenburg County, as well as Group 2 residents who are 65 and older can make their appointment by clicking here. Eligible patients can also call the county’s hot line at 980-314-9400.
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Group 1 is made up of health car workers on the front lines treating COVID-19 patients, as well as residents and staff of long-term care facilities. Group 2 includes all adults age 65 and up while Group 3 is front-line essential workers who can’t work remotely.
Mecklenburg County Public Health is encouraging people to stop making multiple vaccination appointments. If a person makes an appointment and then finds one closer or sooner, they should cancel the initial appointment. Those spots can then open for someone else.