COVID-19 Vaccine Update
The Moderna Vaccine is approved for 18 years and older.
Pender County Health Department will be following NCDHHS vaccine guidance for priority groups.
We are currently vaccinating:
- Group 1-Healthcare Workers
- Group 2-Individuals 65 Years of Age or Older
- Group 3-Essential Frontline Workers
- Part of Group 4 – People With At Least One High Risk Medical Condition
To better serve our community we ask that you monitor the County’s website (www.pendercountync.gov) Facebook page, and the local news for updates on vaccine availability.
There is a new phone line dedicated to taking calls exclusive to COVID-19 vaccination information. The phone number is 910-663-4200.
Personnel are standing by 8 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday to answer calls regarding the COVID-19 vaccination.
Vaccinations will be offered at two locations:
- Burgaw Health Department
- Hampstead Annex
PLEASE BRING YOUR COVID-19 VACCINATION CARD TO YOUR 2ND APPOINTMENT
You cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccine if:
- You are currently isolated and have not recovered from COVID-19
- You have received a vaccine of any kind (other than for COVID-19) in the last 14 days
- You have pending test results due to an exposure
- You have received convalescent therapy for COVID-19 in the last 90 days
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Wave Transit Offers Free Rides on Earth Day On Thursday, April 22, 2021 Wave Transit will offer free unlimited travel all day by fixed-route bus and Dial-A-Ride Transportation (DART) in celebration of Earth Day.
MOREHEAD CITY – State recreational water quality officials today lifted a water quality swimming advisory for an ocean-side swimming area in Pender County.The advisory was lifted because water testing shows that bacteria levels have dropped below the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s standards set for swimming and water play.The advisory was posted at public beach […]
County departments are busy. Here are a few highlights from the last two weeks.
Division of Marine Fisheries urges fishermen to promptly complete license/permit renewals for FY 2022
MOREHEAD CITY – The Division of Marine Fisheries will begin mailing renewal packets for fiscal year 2022 commercial and for-hire fishing licenses and permits this week and is asking fishermen to complete and return the applications without delay. Division offices have been closed to the public since March 2020 to help minimize the spread of […]