***After Hours Public Health Emergencies:**
**Please Dial “911” to Contact Health Department Staff**

Pender County Health Department is now offering the following COVID-19 Vaccines:

Johnson & Johnson

Note:  Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines use different age groups for their children’s vaccines.  For more information click on the vaccine name under the category that best refers to you. 

Adults ages 18 years and older: 

Moderna       Pfizer      Johnson & Johnson

Children and teens ages 12-17 years: 


Children and teens ages 11- under:


Children 6 months – 5 years:



Pfizer       Moderna       Johnson & Johnson


You cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccine if:
• You are currently isolated and have not recovered from COVID-19
• You have pending test results due to an exposure
• You have received convalescent therapy for COVID-19 in the last 90 days


Pender County Health Department (803 S. Walker St, Burgaw, NC, 28425)
Monday-Friday 8:30am – 11:30am – 1:00pm & 4:00pm (Closed 12:00pm – 1:00pm)
Hampstead Annex Building (15060 US-17, Hampstead, NC, 28443)
Monday-Friday 8:30am – 11:30am – 1:00pm & 4:00pm (Closed 12:00pm – 1:00pm)

For More Information Please Call (910) 259-1230

…Building a Healthier Tomorrow…

The Pender County Health Department is dedicated to the purpose of disease prevention andHLT Dept health promotion for all Pender County residents.

The Ten Essential Services of Public Health
1. Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems.
2. Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community.
3. Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
4. Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems.
5. Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
6. Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety.
7. Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable.
8. Assure competent public and personal health care workforce.
9. Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services.
10. Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.

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