Pfizer Vaccine Update

We are now offering the Pfizer vaccine for ages 12 – 17. 

It will be available:

Tuesdays at the Pender County Health Department from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Thursdays at the Hampstead Annex from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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
  • 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), 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 910-259-1230.

 

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

 

*PLEASE NOTE*

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

…Building a Healthier Tomorrow…HLT Dept

The Pender County Health Department is dedicated to the purpose of disease prevention and 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.

Agency Awards
  • North Carolina Public Health Association 2019 Health Department of the Year Award.
  • 100 Distinguished Public Health Nurses in NC Award, Shirley Steele, Director of Nursing.
  • 2019 Loving Support Award of Excellence- Gold Premiere Award, Pender County WIC Program.

Health News

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COVID-19 vaccination appointments are NOW being accepted for everyone 12 years and older. Schedule your appointment in Burgaw or Hampstead. (Moderna vaccine is only approved for age 18 and up.)

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