NCDHHS Hosts Free COVID-19 Vaccination at DIX Park in Raleigh | Beaufort County Now | The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging North Carolinians in the triangle area who are not yet vaccinated to attend the family-friendly, COVID-19 vaccination event

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Press Release:

    RALEIGH     The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging North Carolinians in the triangle area who are not yet vaccinated to attend the family-friendly, COVID-19 vaccination event — Bringing Back Summer "Vaccine on the Green" — on the Dorothea Dix Campus in Raleigh, Friday, May 21, through Sunday, May 23.

    This event is open for the public, those age 12 and older, to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments are not necessary and walk-ins are welcome, but individuals may sign up for an appointment time through WakeMed if they choose to. The event will also feature music, food trucks and lawn games.

    Vaccines are free to everyone, regardless of insurance or immigration status, and no ID is required. Those receiving their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine through this event can return to Dix Campus on Saturday, June 12, 2021 for their second dose or they can schedule an appointment at the WakeMed Vaccine Clinic at 3024 New Bern Ave. in Raleigh to receive their second dose three weeks later. Further instruction on how to receive their second dose at the WakeMed Vaccine Clinic will be provided at the event this weekend.

    What:

    Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccination Event
    Vaccine on the Green to Bring Summer Back

    When:

    Friday, May 21 (10am–6pm)
    Saturday, May 22 (10am–6pm)
    Sunday, May 23 (10am–3pm)

    Where:

    Dorothea Dix Park, Adams Building
    101 Blair Dr.
    Raleigh, NC 27603

    COVID-19 vaccines are our best shot to bring back summer and get everyone safely back to the people, places and activities they love. For more information about COVID-19 vaccines in North Carolina, visit HERE or call the state's COVID-19 Vaccine Help Center at 888-675-4567. Appointments can be made by visiting HERE.


  • NC Department of Health and Human Services
  • 2001 Mail Service Center
  • Raleigh, NC 27699-2001
  • Ph: (919) 855-4840
  • news@dhhs.nc.gov

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