Coronavirus

Free COVID-19 vaccine clinic scheduled for Feb. 18 at Sandwich High School

Those in need of a COVID-19 vaccine or booster, or a vaccine for their child as young as 5, will have another chance to receive one during a free clinic scheduled by health officials Friday, Feb. 18 at Sandwich High School.

The clinic is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sandwich High School, 515 Lions Rd. in Sandwich and hosted by the DeKalb County Health Department. Vaccinations will be given out by appointment, and those interested are encouraged to schedule one ahead of time.

All COVID-19 vaccines – including Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson – will be available at this clinic, according to county health officials. Immunization types that will be offered include the initial series of the vaccine for all eligible ages, boosters and pediatric doses for those aged 5 to 11.

To sign up for an appointment online, visit app.acuityscheduling.com.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the best way for people to protect themselves from COVID-19 during the holiday season is to get vaccinated. Other measures people can take include avoiding crowded and poorly ventilated spaces, wearing a mask in public indoor settings, delaying travel until you’re fully vaccinated and staying home if you are sick or show symptoms of COVID-19.

To ask DeKalb County health officials additional vaccine-related questions, email covid19@dekalbcounty.org.

For information about COVID-19 in DeKalb, visit https://health.dekalbcounty.org/.