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Anyone 12 or older can now receive a vaccine! Just click here to signup for an appointment. If no appointments are available, keep checking the site for additional appointments as we receive additional doses.
Anyone 12 or older can receive a dose of the vaccine. Just sign up for an appointment here on our website at www.waynegov.com/vaccine
The federal government has purchased the vaccines and there will be no cost to individuals being vaccinated.
Learn more about COVID-19 vaccine safety from NCDHHS here.
No serious side effects have been reported. But people have reported temporary reactions like sore arms, tiredness, and feeling off for a day or two after receiving the vaccine. These temporary reactions were more common after the second vaccine dose.
The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two shots a set number of days apart. You need two doses to build up strong immunity against COVID. The second shot will come about 3-4 weeks after the first. It is important to get two doses of the same vaccine.
North Carolina will use a secure data system called the COVID-19 Vaccine Management System (CVMS) to make sure you are safe and get your second shot at the right time. If you received your first shot with Wayne County, you will be receiving an appointment for your second dose.
No. North Carolina has no plan to require people to be vaccinated against COVID-19. It is possible that some employers or schools will require vaccines for their employees or students.