EAMC opened its new Community COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic today. Here are the complete details (and here’s a link to the same info. on our websitehttps://www.eamc.org/patient-and-guests/covid-19-information/).
Our COVID-19 graph is also attached as is a graphic that you can use with this vaccine clinic info.
New COVID-19 Vaccine Link Now Available
East Alabama Medical Center, in collaboration with the cities of Auburn and Opelika, the Lee County Emergency Management Agency, and Auburn United Methodist Church have opened a community COVID-19 vaccine clinic in the old “Tuesday Morning” building in the Market Square Shopping Center. The clinic is located at1716 Opelika Road in Auburn—nextto Big Lots and across from Auburn Mall. This clinic replaces the one that EAMC was hosting at its Education Center.
AT THIS TIME, who is eligible to request a COVID-19 vaccination at this clinic?
Residents of Lee, Macon and Chambers Counties who fall in one of the following sub-groups:
- Healthcare Workers
- EMS/First Responders
- Ages 65 and greater
- K-12 school personnel
- Daycare workers
- Volunteers at Community Covid-19 Clinic
***Please be aware that self-scheduling is limited to five days out because of the uncertainty of vaccine availability. In other words, if the time slots for the next five days are all filled, you will not be able to get scheduled until a time slot within five days is open.***
If you meet the requirements above, clickHEREto register and schedule your appointment.
Once you receive your confirmation that your appointment has been scheduled, there is no need to register again.
Frequently Asked Questions
What time should I arrive? Because our appointments are scheduled, there is no waiting in line upon arrival. We ask that you remain in your car until 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment.
What do I need to bring with me?A photo ID is required. If the address on your photo ID is not from Lee, Chambers or Macon counties, please bring a utility bill or other document that shows you live in one of these three counties.
Can I bring my child or a guest with me?Space is limited and only the person receiving a vaccine is permitted inside unless the recipient needs direct assistance from a caregiver.
Do I need to wear a mask?YES. Masks are required at all times, and must cover your mouth and nose.
My schedule is hectic. Do I have to have an appointment or can I just come by and wait in line?Vaccinations are by appointment only. Walk-ins are not permitted.
I heard you have leftover vaccines at the end of the day. Can I come by then?NO. There are no “leftover” doses at the end of the day—all doses are accounted for and no doses are wasted.
I received my first dose at the EAMC Education Center. Do I need to go back there for my second dose?NO. This clinic location has replaced the one that was operating at the EAMC Education Center. Patients who received their first dose there should come to the new location on the day and time of their scheduled second dose.
When will additional groups be included in the vaccine registration?
Other sub-groups listed by Gov. Ivey in her press release on January 29 will be available to use the linkbeginning Monday, February 8as outlined in the following press release:https://governor.alabama.gov/newsroom/2021/01/covid-19-vaccination-eligibility-expanded-in-alabama-to-include-persons-ages-65-through-74-and-others/?fbclid=IwAR33NIzn_h6cxPUORJAsNU73gFRw4VhrXYy_44amInHogh0yHQd4NS8nBwk
Vaccine Manufacturer Fact Sheets
(we currently administer only the Pfizer vaccine, but providing Moderna fact sheet as well)
EAMC wishes to express its appreciation to the nursing schools at Auburn University, Southern Union and Tuskegee University for allowing their students to participate in the administration of COVID vaccines at this vaccination clinic.