The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) is hosting a free mobile vaccination clinic as part of its ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
WHEN: 3 P.M. – 9 P.M., July 1 & 2
WHERE: Monroe County Fair
5700 W. Airport Road, Bloomington, IN 47403
HOW: Register online by visiting ourshot.in.gov or call 211 (866-211-9966) and a representative will schedule an appointment for you from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EDT daily. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are accepted while vaccine supplies last.
“We are very excited to have IDOH bring a mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic to the Monroe County Fair.” says Penny Caudill, administrator at the Monroe County Health Department. “If you’ve been waiting and plan to enjoy the fair, this is a great time to get your shot at the free vaccination clinic. Being fully vaccinated allows you more freedom and helps the community reach a higher level of immunity.”
“This mobile vaccination site is one more way we are working to give all Hoosiers convenient access to COVID-19 vaccine in their communities,” said State Health Commissioner Kris Box, MD, FACOG. “I encourage everyone who hasn’t been vaccinated yet to take advantage of this safe, effective vaccine, which is the best protection we have against this virus.”
If you are 18 or older, you may choose to receive either the single-dose Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) or Pfizer vaccine, which requires a second dose to be fully protected. This will be scheduled at the time of your first dose.
Individuals age 12-17 must receive the Pfizer vaccine. An adult must accompany children age 12-15 to the vaccine appointment. If the adult present is not the parent or guardian, consent must be submitted in advance. For anyone age 16-17 it’s preferred that a parent or guardian accompany the minor to the vaccination site. We understand this may not always be possible. In those cases, the parent or guardian can provide written or verbal authorization.
Here are some additional facts:
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, if you’ve been fully vaccinated:
Once you’re fully vaccinated, you should still:
Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine from the Indiana Department of Health at ourshot.in.gov.
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