Public Service Announcement – Public walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic taking place May 8 at UMF

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Individuals ages 18 and older are eligible to get the shot

Farmington, Maine (May 4, 2021)—The University of Maine at Farmington is hosting a public walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 274 Front Street in Farmington for individuals age 18 or older. Vaccines are provided at no cost.

UMF building at 274 Main Street, FarmingtonUMF building at 274 Maine Street in Farmington

For those getting the vaccine, details follow that should know about:

  • Everyone entering should wear a mask and be screened for symptoms. Once inside you’ll be given a hospital mask to wear.
  • Bring a form of identification and an insurance card, though the latter is not required.
  • Those getting vaccinated will need to wait 15-30 minutes after the shot before leaving; the entire process should take about 40 minutes.
  • Individuals will receive the Moderna vaccine, which requires two doses. A second appointment will be made for June 5 at the same location.
  • Don’t go to the vaccine clinic if you are experiencing a fever, cough, shortness of breath.

The vaccines are being administered by NorthStar EMS, Maine Emergency Medical Services, and Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County.

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Contact:  Jill Gray, FCHN Communications & Public Affairs Manager, 207-779-2555

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