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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 14, 2021 8:57 a.m. EDT

— WRAL is keeping in contact with county health departments, major medical systems and local pharmacies in our most populous counties 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 Wednesday at 8 a.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 are signing up for vaccines and it has plenty of 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.

First and second doses of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines are available in Fayetteville through the Cumberland County Department of Public Health, which hosts mass drive-thru clinics at the Crown Expo Center on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Appointments are required but can be made easily online.

DJ's Pharmacy at 4222 NW Cary Parkway has vaccine appointments open April 16 and April 17. Fill out the consent form on their website to reserve a time slot.

The Franklin County Health Department has dozens of appointments available Thursday for first doses. Sign up online.

Johnston County is operating a mass Pfizer clinic Wednesday beginning at 8 a.m. at Corinth Holders High School in Wendell, where no appointment is required. Individuals under the age of 18 need an adult present to receive the vaccine.

N.C. Central University's COVID-19 vaccine clinic scheduled for Wednesday will now administer the Moderna vaccine instead of Johnson & Johnson. Around 50 appointments are available via SignUp Genius.

Realo Drugs in Clayton is booking appointments for April 15, when it will distribute first doses of Moderna beginning at 9 a.m. Book online at realodrug.com.

StarMed clinic at Wake Technical Community College's Southern Wake campus at 4609 Winning Way in Raleigh has 24 open slots for the first dose of the Moderna vaccine. Visit starmed.care to register for a vaccine.

Summit Church, at 3249 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh, has appointments available both Wednesday and Thursday mornings for the Moderna vaccine. Sign up at: https://neighborhealthcenter.org/vaccine-signup/

UNC Health has a handful of morning appointments available between 8 a.m and 4 p.m. Wednesday at The Friday Center. Clinics in Hillsborough at 430 Waterstone Drive and in Goldsboro at 208 Cox Boulevard are also taking appointments.

WakeMed has open appointments for Thursday, Friday and Monday. 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.

Looking to schedule with Walgreens? There are no available appointments available within 25 miles of Raleigh/Durham in the next five days, but there are several slots open in multiple Fayetteville stores. People can book online but need to create an account with Walgreens first.

Wake County

Anyone ages 16 and up can join the COVID-19 vaccine waiting list by calling 919-250-1515 or registering online at wakegov.com/vaccine. Individuals can choose which vaccine they prefer when making an appointment.

Those who have registered for appointments through the county will be contacted when slots are available and can choose from 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 only plans to use the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at its mass PNC Arena clinic this week after pausing the clinic when some experienced mild reactions to the single-dose Johnson & Johnson shot. The J&J vaccine will still be available at smaller clinics and pharmacies this week.

Bee Well Pharmacy on Cary Parkway in Cary has walk-in appointments available for the Moderna vaccine. You can also call to schedule an appointment at 919-234-1037.

Individuals can call Glenwood South Pharmacy Market (919-856-9502) with name and vaccine preference. While appointments for this week are booked, Glenwood South is starting a waitlist for the weekend and next week.

DJ's Pharmacy in Cary is filling out a waitlist for shots to be distributed this week.

Health Park Pharmacy in Raleigh is giving all three vaccines. People are asked to bring a consent form and proof of insurance or driver's license.

Individuals can find the consent form or make an appointment online. The pharmacy offers vaccine appointments on:

Individuals can sign up for the wait list with Josef's Pharmacy on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh. The pharmacy is contacting people on the list as shots become available.

Publix pharmacies in Cary (1020 Bradford Plaza Way and 425 Emissary Drive) will offer the Moderna vaccine beginning Monday, April 12, at 7 a.m. Vaccinations are by appointment only and can be reserved online at http://www.publix.com/covidvaccine.

Realo Drugs in Fuquay-Varina is booking appointments for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Call 919-552-1126.

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.

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

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

Durham County

Call 919-560-HELP weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or book online. Eligible individuals can also register for the county's vaccine waiting list.

A few appointments are available for the Pfizer vaccine Wednesday morning at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

The GOTVaccine bus will stop at Durham CAARE, 214 Broadway St., April 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to distribute COVID-19 vaccines on a first-come first-served basis.

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.

Sam's Club at 4005 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. is offering vaccine appointments to both members and non-members. You must register online in advance.

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.

This week, Cape Fear Valley Health is holding two walk-in clinics for the Johnson and Johnson vaccine at Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center Auditorium, at 1638 Owen Drive in Fayetteville. The clinics will be Wednesday, April 14, and Friday, April 16, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., while supplies last. There are a total of 2,400 doses available, with 1,200 doses available each day.

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.

The Johnston County Health Department has scheduled a first dose drive-thru clinic on Wednesday from 8 a.m. until supplies last at Corinth Holders High School located at 6875 Applewhite Road in Wendell. The health department will be administering the Pfizer vaccine (16 years of age and up) at this clinic. Individuals under the age of 18 need an adult present to receive the vaccine.

Vaccinations will be administered on a first come, first serve basis until our capacity of 2,300 doses has been reached.

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 for April 15, when it will distribute first doses of Moderna beginning at 9 a.m. Book online at realodrug.com.

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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: Call 919-560-HELP weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or book online. Eligible individuals can also register for the county's vaccine waiting list.

Sam's Club at 4005 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. is offering vaccine appointments to both members and non-members. You must register online in advance.

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: Lee County has already opened vaccines to Group 5 -- all adults. The health department is setting up drive-thru clinics in April, and you can sign up for a shot by calling 919-842-5744 or visiting leecountync.gov Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. 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: Anyone ages 16 and up can join the COVID-19 vaccine waiting list by calling 919-250-1515 or registering online at wakegov.com/vaccine.

Those who have registered for appointments through the county will be contacted when slots are available and can choose from one of four locations:

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

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.

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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