Pittsboro, NC – The COVID-19 vaccine is now widely available in Chatham County, with a new site beginning operation next week in Goldston.
According to data from the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), 34,350 Chatham residents have received at least one dose, accounting for 46.1% of the county’s population, as of May 6th. Overall, 40.1% are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For more on Chatham vaccination data, go here.
All Chatham County residents ages 16 and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and have a variety of means to receive their shot in Chatham County. For locations in and around Chatham County to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, including the type of vaccine they offer, visit myspot.nc.gov.
The Chatham County Public Health Department is offering first- and second-dose Moderna COVID-19 vaccination at its Siler City clinic (1000 S. 10th Ave.) on Fridays beginning May 7th. To make an appointment, call 919-742-5641. Walk-ins will also be welcome.
StarMed Healthcare will begin providing Pfizer vaccinations at the Goldston Town Hall (40 Coral Ave #A) from 2 PM to 7 PM on Wednesday, May 12th, with clinics also occurring on May 19th and May 26th. Second dose appointments will follow three weeks later. StarMed will continue to operate COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center in Pittsboro. These StarMed clinics offer Pfizer first doses at the Ag Center on Fridays and Saturdays from 2 PM to 6 PM.
“We are grateful to the Town of Goldston and StarMed for working with us to bring COVID-19 vaccinations to southwest Chatham,” said Chatham County Public Health Director Mike Zelek. “We have worked hard to increase access to COVID-19 vaccines across the Chatham community and hope this new option will make it even easier for Chatham’s residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19.”
To pre-register, visit starmed.care or call (980) 445-9818. Walk-ins are also accepted.
To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine and the CCPHD’s vaccination plans, visit here. To learn more about the Chatham County Public Health Department, visit here.