LEE COUNTY, NC – April 5, 2022 – The Lee County Health Department will administer the Pfizer-BioNtech and Moderna COVID-19 second booster vaccines to any residents who currently qualify to receive them.
COVID-19 vaccination clinics are being provided now at the health department — located at 106 Hillcrest Drive, Sanford — each week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m. If you need special assistance to receive your COVID-19 second booster vaccine, please inform the call center when you call to register for your appointment.
The following individuals qualify to receive the second booster:
- For the Pfizer-BioNtech second booster, one must be 50 plus years of age or immunocompromised and 12 years of age or older. The vaccination must be 4 months out from the prior booster dose.
- For the Moderna second booster, one must be 50 plus years of age or immunocompromised and 18 years of age or older. The vaccination must be 4 months out from the prior booster dose.
We continue to provide COVID-19 PCR and/or rapid testing thru Optum Serve each Monday and Friday afternoon from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are accepted.
As a reminder, N95 masks are also available for residents on the first floor of the Lee County Government Center on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A maximum of three N95 masks will be provided per resident ages 12 and up. If you have already picked up your masks, you may return for additional masks.
Heath Cain, Director of the LCHD said, “We continue to see COVID-19 cases trending down and we want to ensure every resident has the necessary resources available to ensure this trend continues. Continue to practice the 3 W’s and be mindful as COVID-19 continues to be a highly transmissible virus and we must do all we can to protect the health and well-being of ourselves and our families. The health department wants to aid in the protection of public health and the resources listed above help to inform and mitigate the spread of the virus. The health department has a spot for your COVID-19 test, N95 mask and shot.”
To register for an appointment or any other questions about our COVID-19 response, call the Lee County Health Department at (919) 842-5744; media questions may be directed to Hailey Hall with Lee County Government at (919) 718-4605 ext. 5521 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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