Evansville, IN – The Vanderburgh County Health Department (VCHD) will be providing free COVID-19 vaccinations at the following sites and events during the week of August 16, 2021 (see image)
In addition to its weekly Tuesday and Thursday rotation at area retailers, the VCHD will be offering free vaccines at the following special events:
A “Pop-Up” Vaccine Clinic will be held Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at Grocery Outlet, 1200 North Fulton Street, from 10 AM – 1 PM.
Friday, August 20, 2021, the VCHD mobile unit will be at Mission of Grace from 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM, 418 East Gum Street. Free “Back the Vax … with Facts” gifts will be given to anyone that obtains a vaccine that day.
The VCHD Mobile Unit will round out the week at United Caring Shelter, 324 NW 6th Street, to mark it 30th Celebration Block Party. The family-friendly event lasts from 11 AM – 2 PM and is free to attend. Guests can enjoy complimentary cold treats, snacks and bottled water along with children’s games and activities, a selfie station and a live DJ. Lunch will be available for purchase. Staff and volunteers will be on hand to talk about the many programs United Caring Servies provides the homeless in our community.
Free concert tickets to Lupillo Rivera on Friday, September 10, 2021 are still available and can be obtained at any mobile clinic event by receiving a vaccine in person or showing proof of prior vaccination. The Lupillo Rivera concert is a “vaccinated-only,” free event to be held at the Old National Events Plaza.
For more information, please visit the “Back the Vax … with Facts” digital platforms:
Twitter Handle: BackTheVax!...WithFacts / @Back_The_Vax
Facebook Handle: Vanderburgh County Health Department Indiana / @BackTheVax
Instagram Handle: backthevax_withfacts
About Vanderburgh County Health Department
Vanderburgh County Health Department works to serve its clients and community to develop and provide quality health care services, promote healthy lifestyles, protect against the spread of disease, and assure preparedness to maintain the best public health for Vanderburgh County. In 2019, the Vanderburgh County Health Department became the third out of 93 health departments in Indiana to receive accreditation from the Public Health Accreditation Board, which measures the health department’s performance against a set of nationally recognized, practice-focused, and evidence-based public health standards.
About Mission of Grace Church
Formed in 1978, the Mission of Grace provides emergency financial assistance for rent, utilities, prescription medication and food. It offers information and referrals to other appropriate resources in the community and provides counseling and spiritual support to those in need. Since Mission of Grace began its work, the organization has served over 200 clients every month.
About United Caring Shelters, Inc.
The United Caring Shelters, Inc. (UCS) began in June of 1991 thanks to the mission-minded willingness of a Bethel United Church of Christ Sunday school class who wanted to serve people in need. United Caring Services provides values-based, low barrier, sustainable and high-quality homeless shelters, services and solutions.