Popular barbeque festival to offer free vaccines
JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Visitors to a popular Northeast Arkansas festival will not only enjoy some delicious barbecue, but they can also get a free COVID shot.
The City of Jonesboro announced Tuesday that the Arkansas Department of Health will provide free COVID-19 vaccines at The Downtown Jonesboro BBQ and Music Festival on Friday, Sept. 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The ADH booth will be located at 407 Union St.
First doses will be available. But those wishing to get a second dose or a booster shot must provide a vaccine card. Parents or guardians must accompany those between the ages of 5 and 17.
The shots will be provided free of charge.
To learn more about the festival, you can visit its Facebook page.
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