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Locations, phone numbers to get your COVID shot in central NC

Posted January 10, 2021 9:38 p.m. EST
Updated April 16, 2021 5:02 p.m. EDT

— WRAL News is keeping in contact with county health departments, major medical systems and local pharmacies in the most populous counties in the region daily to help make it easier for you to find your shot.

Choose your county to jump to contacts to make an appointment or find a clinic.

Updated Friday at 5 p.m.

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JOHNSON & JOHNSON UPDATE: On Tuesday, the FDA and the CDC recommended vaccine clinics nationwide temporarily stop giving out the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to rare reports of blood clots reported by six women. Many local clinics that planned to give out the J&J shot have been canceled or are switching to use different vaccines.

Bee Well Pharmacy, located at 2430 SW Cary Parkway, is offering appointments for the Moderna vaccine all week. Call 919-234-1037 or walk-in to set up an appointment.

Cape Fear Valley Health said fewer people have been signing up for vaccines and it has Pfizer shots available. Make an appointment to get one online.

Carroll Pharmacy in Smithfield is taking online appointments for the Moderna vaccine. The next openings are available April 19. Send an email to info.carrollpharmacy@gmail.com​ to get on a standby list to be alerted about extra doses at the end of each day. Include your name, vaccine preference, phone number and how much time it would take you to get to the pharmacy.

Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines are available in Fayetteville each Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday through the Cumberland County Department of Public Health, which hosts mass drive-thru clinics at the Crown Expo Center. Appointments are required but can be made easily online.

CVS has appointments available starting April 18 (Pfizer) at 245 Roosevelt Avenue in Wake Forest, April 20 (Moderna) at 6216 Battle Bridge Road in Raleigh and April 20 (Pfizer) at 404 Ramsey Street in Fayetteville. Reserve an appointment online.

DJ's Pharmacy at 4222 NW Cary Parkway now has open appointments April 21-23. Check availability and reserve a spot online.

The Duke University Health System had been using an online waiting list. Now, people can schedule an appointment directly online.

Some Duke Health patients who canceled their appointments for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine have expressed a desire to wait until it’s offered again. But the provider said it has Moderna or Pfizer vaccine doses for anyone willing to switch, and there is little to no wait time for an appointment.

Duke Health also will have a walk-in clinic from noon to 6 p.m. April 20 at Wheels Fun Park, at 715 N. Hoover Road.

Falls River Pharmacy in Raleigh has an online vaccine waitlist.

Family Medicine and Rehab Centers has doses available at three locations listed here. Call for appointments.

Goldsboro: 2902 Central Heights Road
Call 919-751-5900

Morehead City: 210 Penny Lane
Call 252-499-9021

Kinston: 2601 North Herritage St.
Call 252-208-7800

Glenwood South Pharmacy in Raleigh has 100 first-dose slots for Tuesday, April 20. The pharmacy will also accommodate people looking to get their second dose of the Moderna vaccine. Call 919-856-9502 to schedule.

The Halifax County Health Department will offer first doses of the Pfizer vaccine to anyone ages 16 and older by online registration on Thursday, April 22, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Halifax Community College, Building 700, located at 100 College Drive in Weldon. Use the Country Club Road entrance to the college campus.

People under 18 will need parental consent to receive the vaccine. Schedule an appointment here.

Some local Harris Teeter stores have open appointments beginning April 21 at:

  • Chapel Hill: 116 W Barbee Chapel Road
  • Wake Forest: 1432 Brogden Woods Drive
  • Raleigh: Wakefield Park, 14520 John Rex Boulevard
  • Fayetteville: 3050 Traemoor Village Drive

Sign-up on the Harris Teeter website or call the store's pharmacy to schedule a spot.

The Lee County Health Department will host several more drive-thru mass vaccine events before transitioning to smaller, appointment-only clinics. There will be two mass drive-thru clinics April 20-21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center in Sanford. Drive-thru clinics for second-dose vaccines only will continue at the Civic Center April 27-28, May 4 and May 11 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

After April 21, people can call 919-842-5744 to make an appointment at the Lee County Health Clinic located in the Government Center at 106 Hillcrest Drive in Sanford. Limited appointments will be available each week and are open to adults ages 16 or older.

Realo Discount Drug in Four Oaks has Moderna doses available. Call 919-980-4031 for an appointment.

Sam's Club locations in Raleigh 2537 S. Saunders St. and 3001 Calvary Drive have appointments for Monday and Wednesday of next week.

The StarMed clinic is offering appointments at Wake Tech's Southern Wake Campus on Winning Way in Raleigh. Pfizer appointments are available between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday, and Moderna appointments are available through Thursday, April 22. Patients can check starmed.care each Friday for the upcoming week’s appointment dates and times.

Summit Church, at 3249 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh, has appointments available Monday morning for the Moderna vaccine. Sign up at: https://neighborhealthcenter.org/vaccine-signup/

Swift Creek Pharmacy in Cary has an online sign-up system or people can call 919-758-8505 to request an appointment.

UNC Health has dozens of available appointments for first-doses at clinics in Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Goldsboro, Holly Springs, Rocky Mount and Kinston. Appointments must be made online beforehand.

No more waitlist -- Wake County Public Health is now allowing people to register for a vaccine on the county's website. People just need to chose their vaccine brand, date, and location.

WakeMed has open appointments. Create an account to schedule your appointment through the MyChart website. More than a dozen first-dose Moderna appointments are available each day at WakeMed Primary Care in Knightdale.

Walgreens has many appointments available for Saturday, April 17, in Cary, Raleigh, Durham, Garner, Clayton, Zebulon, Fayetteville and other surrounding areas. Create an account online to search for an appointment near you.

Wake County

Anyone ages 16 and up can make an appointment to get a vaccine online at wakegov.com/vaccine. Individuals can choose which vaccine they prefer when making an appointment.

Vaccines will be given at one of four locations:

  • The Human Services Center on Departure Drive;
  • PNC Arena;
  • Wake County Public Health Center on Sunnybrook Road; and
  • Wake County Commons Building.

Wake County Public Health is only using the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at its clinics running through Saturday, April 17. People will be invited to schedule appointments for Moderna or Pfizer shots in the coming days.

Wake County gave 20+ community partners formerly offering J&J vaccines Moderna vaccines after Tuesday's news from the FDA and CDC so they wouldn't have to cancel appointments.

Bee Well Pharmacy, located at 2430 SW Cary Parkway, is offering appointments for the Moderna vaccine all week. Call 919-234-1037 or walk-in to set up an appointment.

DJ's Pharmacy at 4222 NW Cary Parkway now has open appointments April 21-23. Check availability and reserve a spot online.

Glenwood South Pharmacy in Raleigh has first-dose appointments available for Tuesday, April 20. The pharmacy will also accommodate people looking to get their second dose of the Moderna vaccine. Call 919-856-9502 to schedule.

Sam's Club locations in Raleigh 2537 S. Saunders St. and 3001 Calvary Drive have appointments for Monday and Wednesday of next week.

The StarMed clinic is offering appointments at Wake Tech's Southern Wake Campus on Winning Way in Raleigh. Pfizer appointments are available between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday, and Moderna appointments are available through Thursday, April 22. Patients can check starmed.care each Friday for the upcoming week’s appointment dates and times.

Summit Church, at 3249 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh, has appointments available Monday morning for the Moderna vaccine. Sign up at: https://neighborhealthcenter.org/vaccine-signup/

Swift Creek Pharmacy in Cary has an online sign-up system or people can call 919-758-8505 to request an appointment.

UNC Health has dozens of available appointments for first-doses at clinics in Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Goldsboro, Holly Springs, Rocky Mount and Kinston. Appointments must be made online beforehand.

Durham County

Beginning April 19, the Durham County Department of Public Health will do away with its online scheduling system and reopen phone lines for people who want vaccines. All community members ages 16 and older should call 919-560-HELP (4357) to schedule an appointment.

The change was made due to an increase in vaccine supply, and organizers expect to be able to schedule individuals for vaccination appointments within one week of their call.

The Duke University Health System had been using an online waiting list. Now, people can schedule an appointment directly online.

Some Duke Health patients who canceled their appointments for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine have expressed a desire to wait until it’s offered again. But the provider said it has Moderna or Pfizer vaccine doses for anyone willing to switch, and there is little to no wait time for an appointment.

Duke Health also will have a walk-in clinic from noon to 6 p.m. April 20 at Wheels Fun Park, at 715 N. Hoover Road.

The GOTVaccine bus will stop at First Ledge Rock Baptist Church, 4719 Redwood Road, on April 25 to distribute COVID-19 vaccines on a first-come first-served basis.

Individuals can sign up for the wait list with Josef's Pharmacy, with locations on North Roxboro Street and West Main Street. The pharmacy is contacting people on the list as shots become available.

The GOTVaccine bus will stop at Kirk Amos Delivery & Courier at Northgate Mall on April 20 to distribute COVID-19 vaccines on a first-come first-served basis.

Wheels Fun Park, at 715 N. Hoover Road, is hosting a COVID-19 clinic, providing up to 1,000 appointments, for either first or second doses, each weekday through Duke Health. Register online for an appointment.

Cumberland County

The Cumberland County health department holds mass drive-thru clinics on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Crown Complex in Fayetteville with appointment slots offered between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., and 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

  • Tuesdays are for second doses only.
  • Wednesdays offer appointments for first and second doses.
  • Fridays are for first doses only.

All adults can schedule an appointment online to get vaccinated at the Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center, Cape Fear Valley Health Pavilion North, Hoke Hospital or Bladen County Hospital.

Fayetteville State University offers vaccine clinics at J.W. Seabrook Auditorium on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursdays from 1 to 7 p.m. They are distributing the Johnson & Johnson, single-dose vaccine. Register for an appointment online or call 877-505-6723 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and choose Option 7.

Johnston County

Drive-thru clinics are underway with no appointment needed. Register to receive the most up to date COVID-19 vaccination clinic and testing information on your phone by texting COVIDJOCO to 888777.

Carroll Pharmacy in Smithfield is taking online appointments for the Moderna vaccine. Individuals who want the Johnson & Johnson vaccine can call 9199-934-7164 for an appointment.

Realo Drugs in Clayton is booking appointments online at realodrug.com.

Lee County

The Lee County Health Department will host several more drive-thru mass vaccine events before transitioning to smaller, appointment-only clinics. There will be two mass drive-thru clinics April 20-21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center in Sanford. Drive-thru clinics for second-dose vaccines only will continue at the Civic Center April 27-28, May 4 and May 11 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

After April 21, people can call 919-842-5744 to make an appointment at the Lee County Health Clinic at 106 Hillcrest Drive in Sanford. Limited appointments will be available each week and are open to adults ages 16 or older.

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Location data updated April 12, 2021

Here’s an updated list of links to schedule vaccine appointments or find walk-in clinics at each county in central NC, with information as to how and when you can receive your vaccine. Start with your county's health department but know that you don't have to get vaccinated in your county of residence.

Alamance County: Call 336-290-0650 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays or fill out a form online to schedule an appointment.

Bladen County: Call 910-872-6291 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays to schedule an appointment. Check the Bladen County Health Department Facebook page for the most up-to-date information.

Caswell County: Call 336-694-4129, option 5, on weekdays to register for a vaccine or schedule an appointment online. Check the Caswell County Health Department Facebook page for the most up-to-date information.

Chatham County: Call 919-545-8323 to make an appointment with the county health department, or register your interest online. County staff will reach out to those on this contact list when more appointments become available.

Vaccinations are also available through UNC Health Care. Call 984-215-5485 for information.

The Chatham County Public Health Department is coordinating with StarMed Healthcare to conduct mass vaccination clinics at the Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center in Pittsboro on Friday, April 9, and Monday, April 12. Schedule an appointment online via starmed.care.

Cumberland County:

The Cumberland County health department holds mass drive-thru clinics on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Crown Complex in Fayetteville with appointment slots offered between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., and 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

  • Tuesdays are for second doses only.
  • Wednesdays offer appointments for first and second doses.
  • Fridays are for first doses only.

There are appointments available for the Friday, April 9, first-dose clinic both in the morning and afternoon.

All adults can schedule an appointment online to get vaccinated at the Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center, Cape Fear Valley Health Pavilion North, Hoke Hospital or Bladen County Hospital.

Duplin County: Call 910-296-2130 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to schedule an appointment. Check the health department's Facebook page for the latest updates.

Durham County: The county is no longer taking appointments online, so call 919-560-HELP weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to make a vaccine appointment. The change was made due to an increase in vaccine supply, and organizers expect to be able to schedule individuals for vaccination appointments within one week of their call.

Edgecombe County: Eligible groups who would like to receive the vaccine can call 252-641-7511 to check their eligibility and to schedule an appointment. Due to a high number of calls, you may go to voicemail. If so, be sure to leave your name, phone number and date of birth.

You can also find links to more vaccine providers in Edgecombe County here.

Franklin County: Register to get the vaccine online. Those without internet access can call 919-729-0654 or 919-496-2533 Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Granville County: Go to www.ghsHospital.org and click on the red box at the top of the page to schedule your appointment electronically or schedule your vaccination appointment by calling 919-691-5198.

Halifax County: Find dates and more information online.

Drugco Discount Pharmacy in Roanoke Rapids is offering first doses of the Pfizer vaccine and the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine in clinics every Thursday and Friday. Individuals can choose which vaccine they want and book an appointment at www.drugcopharmacy.com/first.

Halifax County Health Department will be sponsoring a first-dose COVID-19 vaccination event Saturday, April 17, at the Tillery Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Halifax from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Halifax County Health Department will be sponsoring a 2nd Dose Covid Vaccination event Thursday, April 29, at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Hollister from Noon to 7 p.m.

Appointments are preferred however, but walk-ups will be accepted as long as supply lasts.

Harnett County: Register for an appointment online or make an appointment through the county health department by calling 910-814-6582.

Harnett Health System has mass vaccine clinics every week. Register online at myharnetthealth.org, call 910-891-6202 or email at vaccination@harnetthealth.org.

Hoke County: You can call one of three numbers (910-753-4429 or 910-753-4430 or 910-875-3717) or email covidvac@hokehealth.org to add your name to the waitlist.

Johnston County: Drive-thru clinics are underway with no appointment needed. Register to receive the most up to date COVID-19 vaccination clinic and testing information on your phone by texting COVIDJOCO to 888777.

Lee County: Due to a drop in demand for vaccines, Lee County is switching from weekly mass drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinics to appointment-only clinics by April 21. Vaccines will be given at the Lee County Health Clinic at 106 Hillcrest Drive in Sanford. To register for the COVID-19 vaccine, call 919-842-5744. To register in Spanish, call 919-718-4640, option 8.

Moore County: Anyone age 18 or older (or age 16-17 accompanied by a parent or legal guardian) can call the Moore County Health Department directly to schedule a vaccine appointment at 910-947-SHOT (7468). The phone line is open Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Wednesday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. An appointment is required for all clinics.

Nash County: A list of vaccination clinics can be found online. For more information, call the Nash County Health Department at 252-462-2079.

Northampton County: Call 252-534-5841 with your name and number to be added to the waiting list and a staff member will contact you for an appointment as doses become available.

Orange County: Fill out a vaccine interest form at redcap.link/OCHDvax or call 919-913-8088. Register for a vaccine from UNC Medical Center by calling 984-215-5485.

UNC Health expects to administer more than 20,000 first doses of vaccine per week at the Friday Center.

Appointments are still available and registrants can choose between Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. Visit YourShot.org or call 984-215-5485.

Tarheel Town Pharmacy in Carrboro will administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Saturday, April 10, beginning at 9 a.m. and while supplies last. No appointment is necessary.

Person County: To get on a waiting list to be notified as appointment become available, visit www.personcountync.gov/response or call 336-322-6136.

Robeson County: Call 910-671-3216 to schedule an appointment at the county health department.

UNC Health Southeastern clinics are open Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 2901 N. Elm Street in Lumberton (Call: 910-671-5395 for an appointment) and Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 812 Candy Park Road, Suite 5103, in Pembroke (Call: 910-671-5193).

Individuals may request appointments by emailing their name, date of birth, phone number and vaccination location preference to vaccine@srmc.org.

Sampson County: Call the vaccine hotline, 910-490-1056, to make an appointment or visit their website for more information.

Scotland County: Appointments needed for a vaccine. To schedule an appointment, call 910-266-4670 or 910-266-4671 or 910-266-4672.

Vance County: Eligible individuals can call 252-295-1503 to register and schedule an appointment.

Wake County: People can regsister for a vaccine appointment online at wakegov.com/vaccine. There is no more waitlist.

Vaccines also are offered by UNC REX Healthcare (984-215-5485), Duke Raleigh Hospital (919-385-0429, option 2). Call your preferred provider to set up an appointment.

Sam's Club pharmacies on South Saunders Street and Calvary Drive are offering vaccine appointments to both members and non-members. You must register online in advance.

Warren County: Call 252-257-1185 to make an appointment.

Wayne County: Call 919-705-1800 weekdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. or book an appointment online.

Family Medicine & Rehab Centers has 100 doses at its location at 2902 Central Heights Road in Goldsboro and will start giving shots Friday. Call 919-751-5900 for an appointment.

Wilson County: Call 252-360-0500 or book an appointment online.

In addition to the options listed above, FEMA has opened a mass vaccination site in Greensboro. The site will vaccinate up to 3,000 people a day. Appointments are required.

Health officials also recommend checking with local pharmacies and medical groups, some of which have acquired vaccine doses.

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