COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Vaccine Clinic Schedule

Currently, we are only scheduling appointments for those who qualify for first, second, and booster doses. In order to schedule your appointment, please call 336-990-9950 or 336-651-7450

Wilkes Health will still be offering first and second doses at the Wilkes County Health Department. We are currently scheduling appointments Monday-Friday for those aged 12 and older.

If you are calling during appointment hours (M-F, 8:30a-4:45p) and receive our recorded message, please stay on the line and allow it to ring until an appointment specialist is available to answer your call.

The CDC’s independent Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended certain populations receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 Vaccine at least six months after the completion of their Pfizer vaccine primary series. In addition, the CDC Director recommended a booster dose for those in high risk occupational and institutional settings.

CDC recommends: 

  • People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series;
  • People aged 50 to 64 with certain underlying medical conditions should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series;
  • People 18 to 49 who are at high risk for severe COVID-19 due to certain underlying medical conditions may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks; and 
  • People aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks.

Wilkes Health does plan to hold a mass clinic October 1st, at River's Edge from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.

If you have received Moderna, you are not eligible for a booster vaccine at this time.

To schedule an appointment online click here, you can also call 336-990-9950 or 336-651-7450. We do expect high call volume, so please be patient till an agent can be with you. 

These community clinics are open and free to the public regardless of insurance status. 

If you would like to host a Community Clinic, please call 336-651-7450 and ask to speak to Debbie Nicholson or Brandon Call.

If you are home bound and would like a vaccine, please call 336-651-7450 and ask to speak to Debbie Nicholson.

What to know when its your time to get vaccinated.

Before you come, please:

  1. Please bring your insurance card with you.
  2. If you are coming for your second dose or booster dose, please bring your white CDC card with you.

FAQs

  • Proof of residency is not required, but please consider attending a vaccine clinic in your community.
  • Immigration status is not shared with anyone; however name and demographics are submitted to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) COVID Vaccine Management System (CVMS).