COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Ashe Memorial Hospital administered its first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to its frontline health care workers on December 22, 2020. To read more click here.
At this time, the Pfizer vaccine is approved for individuals 5 years and older and all other vaccines are approved for individuals 18 years and older.
AppHealthCare has launched a COVID-19 vaccine interest form for anyone interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
Those individuals who have filled out the interest form through AppHealthCare will receive an email or phone call through the health department to schedule an appointment. In addition to AppHealthCare, the vaccine also is available at local pharmacies, including CVS, Walgreens, Ingles, Walmart and Boone Drug, among others. Booster doses of Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson are now available for those individuals, ages 16 and older, who received their final regular dose at least six months prior.
There is no cost for the vaccine. It is free to everyone whether or not you have health insurance. For additional information from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services on the COVID-19 vaccine click here.