The Halifax County Health Department will offer first dose COVID-19 vaccine appointments by online registration only for Thursday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Halifax Community College in the 700 building.
Registrants must enter the campus via the Country Club Road entrance and follow the signs to the 700 building.
Anyone who has a scheduled appointment will receive a call from the health department to pre-register.
Visit this link to register.
The vaccines are being administered through the health department, DrugCo Pharmacy and Rural Health Group.
The first dose appointments are for the following groups:
Group 1 includes — Healthcare workers caring for and working directly with patients with COVID-19, including staff responsible for cleaning and maintenance in those areas; healthcare workers administering the vaccine; and long-term care staff and residents – people in skilled nursing facilities and in adult, family and group homes.
Group 2 — Anyone 65 years and older, regardless of health status or living situation
Group 3A — School employees and childcare workers
Those in Groups 1, 2 and 3A wishing to be vaccinated through DrugCo Pharmacy may sign up at this link
Rural Health Group will be offering first dose vaccines to those in Groups 1, 2 and 3A on March 5 at the Franklinton Center at Bricks off Highway 301 outside Whitakers on March 5. To sign up visit this link
The Halifax County Health Department today reported 4,943 total positive COVID-19 cases since March after adding nine new positives. There have been 95 related deaths.
The health department Monday reported there were 1,644 total positive cases of which 1,566 have recovered. There were 12 active cases. There have been 66 related deaths.