ETSU Well being will proceed to supply alternatives for members of the group who’re 18 and older to obtain the free, one-dose Janssen Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at numerous areas all through the Appalachian Highlands.
“This summer time, we will likely be using some non-traditional settings to succeed in as many individuals as we are able to with the vaccine,” stated Donna Noland, supervisor of the ETSU Well being COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic. “Whereas now we have had a great response to our vaccine clinics on the campus of East Tennessee State College and can proceed to supply these to the general public, we understand that there are some wonderful alternatives to develop our efforts and produce the vaccine to locations the place persons are gathering this summer time.”
The June ETSU Well being clinic dates embody a number of handy weekend alternatives to obtain the vaccine. No appointment is required.
- Friday, June 11, 6-8 p.m. “Fridays After 5”, King Commons, downtown Johnson Metropolis.
- Saturday, June 12, 10 a.m.-noon, ETSU Millennium Heart, 2001 Millennium Place, Johnson Metropolis. (Sufferers could park on the third degree or above within the parking storage adjoining to the Millennium Heart and observe the indicators to the ballroom.)
- Saturday, June 12, 3-5 p.m., Little Animals Brewery, 324 E. Major St., Johnson Metropolis.
- Saturday, June 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Kingsport’s Juneteenth Celebration, 301 Louis St., Kingsport. (V.O. Dobbins Discipline/Riverview)
Along with these weekend clinics, weekday vaccine clinics are scheduled at ETSU Wednesday-Friday, June 16, 17, 18 and 23, 24, 25, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. on the second flooring of the D.P. Culp Pupil Heart. Enter on the second flooring entrance off of J.L. Seehorn Highway (beneath the third-floor ramp).
The ETSU Well being vaccine clinic will administer Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, which solely requires one shot.
Following a pause of the Janssen Johnson & Johnson vaccine and an intensive security evaluation, the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention and the Meals and Drug Aministration decided the pause of the vaccine within the U.S. ought to be lifted and use of the vaccine ought to resume. The FDA has decided that the out there information present that the vaccine’s identified and potential advantages outweigh its identified and potential dangers in people 18 years of age and older. Extra particulars concerning the choice is accessible at https://bit.ly/3x3jojt.
School, college students and employees from ETSU Well being schools, together with Quillen Faculty of Drugs, Invoice Gatton Faculty of Pharmacy, the Faculty of Nursing and the Faculty of Public Well being, will administer the vaccines and help with affected person consumption and registration.
As well as, the ETSU Heart for Rural Well being Analysis helps to attach native websites which have proven an curiosity in internet hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinics with vaccine suppliers reminiscent of ETSU Well being and Ballad Well being. Companies or organizations which might be attention-grabbing find out extra about how they will host a vaccine clinic can contact Dr. Sam Pettyjohn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For extra details about the ETSU Well being vaccine clinic, name 423-439-3829. Sufferers with questions concerning the vaccine ought to contact their doctor.