LINTON, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Greene County General Hospital will extend its vaccine clinic hours starting next month.
The drive up vaccine clinic will available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Sept. 7. The FDA approved Pfizer vaccine will be given.
“As a healthcare organization, we are advising our community to get vaccinated for COVID-19,” the hospital said in a statement. “The CDC and our physicians recommends that everyone 12 years and older should get a COVID-19 vaccination to help protect against COVID-19. Widespread vaccination is a critical tool to help stop the pandemic.”
The Pfizer vaccine has been approved by the FDA for individuals 16 years or older. Individuals 12-16 are eligible to receive the vaccine through the emergency use authorization.
Individuals 12 to 17 registering for the vaccine must register for Pfizer and must have parent/guardian consent. Parents/guardians should also accompany minors to the vaccination site.
Those who are 18 years or older may register for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.
To register for a COVID-19 vaccine is available online. Appointments are not required, but are recommended to reduce wait times.
The GCGH drive up vaccine site is located in the cafeteria parking area at 1185 N 1000 W in Linton.