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Vaccinate Region 8: Where you can get the COVID-19 vaccine

A medical professional fills a syringe with the COVID-19 vaccine in this undated file photo.
A medical professional fills a syringe with the COVID-19 vaccine in this undated file photo.(KEYC)
Published: Mar. 18, 2021 at 11:42 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 11, 2021 at 3:35 PM CDT
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(KAIT) - Here is a list of COVID-19 vaccine clinics available in Region 8:

Batesville:

  • Independence Co. Health Unit, 120 Weaver Ave., open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday; open 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday.

Blytheville:

  • Mississippi County Health Unit, 1299 N. 10th St., open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday; open Thursdays until 6 p.m.

Corning:

  • Clay County Health Unit, 301 N. Missouri #18, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays.

Harrisburg:

  • Poinsett County Health Unit, 119 N. Main, open 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; first Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; and second, third, and fourth Tuesday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Jonesboro:

  • NEA Baptist offers vaccine clinics daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at its main clinic, 4802 E. Johnson Ave. No appointments are necessary.
  • St. Bernards Healthcare offers vaccines any day of the week at its two Jonesboro Urgent Care locations. No appointment is necessary. Vaccines are also available at its three primary care clinics, and at a dedicated vaccine clinic operating every Friday.
  • St. Bernards Healthcare announced on Friday, Sept. 24, it would begin offering free COVID-19 booster shots to those who meet certain criteria. The Pfizer vaccine boosters will be available at the St. Bernards Auditorium, 505 E. Washington Ave. in Jonesboro. To sign up for an appointment or for more information, click here or call 870-351-7171. It will hold two Pfizer booster clinics from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5; and from 8 to 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8.
  • Craighead County Health Unit, 611 E. Washington Ave., from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday; and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday.
  • In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Jonesboro Mayor’s Youth Advancement Council, El Centro Hispano, and NYIT of Jonesboro will host a vaccine clinic Saturday, Oct. 16, from 10 a.m. to noon at 211 Vandyne St. The first 100 people will receive a $50 gift card to a Mexican restaurant. The first 50 people to get vaccinated will receive tacos al pastor provided by El Centro Hispano. For more information, call 870-931-1884 or 870-926-1118.

Marked Tree:

  • Poinsett County Health Unit, 102 Liberty St., open 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; first Tuesday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; second, third, and fourth Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Newport:

  • Jackson County Health Unit, 1505 N. Pecan St., open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Late Gen Clinic 1st, 2nd, and 4th Tuesday 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Late NP Clinic 3rd Wednesday 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Arkansas State University-Newport will host a vaccine clinic from noon until 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, at the testing center inside the Student Community Center. The Pfizer vaccine and boosters will be available. The clinic is open to students, employees, and the general public.

Osceola:

  • Mississippi County Health Unit, 720 W. Lee, open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; FP Late Clinic 1st Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Gen Late Clinic 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Mondays 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Paragould:

  • Arkansas Methodist Medical Center is providing free vaccines at its AMMC Family Practice, 1110 W. Kingshighway, to patients 12 and older. Call 870-205-2000 to make an appointment. Walk-ins welcome.
  • Greene County Health Unit, 801 Goldsmith Rd., open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday; open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday.
  • Arkansas Methodist Medical Center will host a free COVID-19 Pfizer booster vaccine clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Paragould Community Center, 3404 Linwood Dr. Those receiving the booster or second Pfizer shot should bring their vaccination cards.

Piggott:

  • Clay County Health Unit, 1009 S. Garfield, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the first and second Wednesday of each month and the third and fourth Thursday.

Pocahontas:

  • Randolph County Health Unit, 1304 Pace Rd., 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; first, second, and fourth Monday 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Late NP Clinic fourth Tuesday 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Black River Technical College will host a flu and COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Tuesday, Oct. 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Randolph County Development Center. For more information, call 870-892-5239.

Trumann:

  • Poinsett County Health Unit, 1204 W. Main, open 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; open Wednesday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Walnut Ridge:

  • 1st Choice Healthcare is providing free Moderna vaccines to any patient. For more information, call 870-886-5507.
  • Lawrence County Health Unit, 1050 W. Free St., open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday; open until 6 p.m. on Thursday.

Wynne:

  • Cross County Health Unit, 701 E. Julia, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; open until 6 p.m. on the first, third and fourth Tuesdays and second Wednesdays of each month.

Those 12 and older are eligible to receive the vaccination.

There is no out-of-pocket expense for the vaccine. People should bring their insurance cards to the unit. If they do not have insurance, the vaccine will be available at no charge.

All of the Arkansas Department of Health’s county health units offer the vaccine daily.

On Thursday, March 11, Walmart announced many of its stores in the area have begun administering the COVID-19 vaccine. For more information and to schedule an appointment, click here.

For a list of pharmacies throughout the state now accepting appointments, visit the Arkansas Department of Health website.

If you have been fully vaccinated – which means two weeks after your second Moderna or Pfizer...
If you have been fully vaccinated – which means two weeks after your second Moderna or Pfizer dose, or two weeks after the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine – you can safely gather indoors with other fully vaccinated people without wearing a mask.(Arkansas Department of Health)

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