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 30, 2021:
Monday, August 30, Ivy Tech will host a vaccination clinic in the first floor Commons area of the Koch Student Center from 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Gift cards will be provided for Ivy Tech students, faculty and staff that receive the vaccine that day.
Beginning September 2, the Mobile Unit will continue its Tuesday and Thursday vaccination clinics at area retailers, Grocery Outlet on North Fulton Street and the Walmart Neighborhood Market off Covert Avenue. Weekly clinic hours will run 9 AM – 1 PM.
Individuals who are recommended to receive a third dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine can obtain that booster at any of the VCHD vaccination sites. The third dose must be given at least 28 days after the second.
People that are moderately to severely immunocompromised include:
- Recipients of organ or stem cell transplant
- People with advance or untreated HIV
- People currently undergoing cancer treatment
- People taking certain medications that suppress their immune system
- Moderate to severe primary immune-deficiency (such as DiGeorge Syndrome or Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
A doctor’s order is not needed for these individuals to receive their third dose.
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, and a complete schedule of events, please visit BackTheVaxWithFacts.com.
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.