Southcoast Health is now offering walk-up options for anyone seeking a COVID-19 vaccination.

You do not need to be a Southcoast Health patient in order to get a shot. All clinics and mobile units will be offering the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

“Getting your shot is more convenient and more important than ever,” said Tonya Johnson, RN, Vice President of Operations for Southcoast Hospitals Group. “All available vaccines are safe and effective. They’re our best chance at conquering COVID-19 once and for all. When we protect ourselves, we’re protecting our family, friends, and co-workers. Together, we’re protecting the SouthCoast community. We are grateful for all who have stepped up to help in this effort.”

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Today, May 1, and tomorrow, May 2, vaccinations are taking place from 7:45 a.m. until noon at the Liberal Club, 20 Star Street in Fall River, and at the Vanity Fair Outlet, 375 Faunce Corner Road in Dartmouth.

On Wednesday, May 5, the Southcoast Wellness Van will be providing vaccinations from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Commonwealth Soap & Toiletries, located at 537 Quequechan Street in Fall River.

On Thursday, May 6, the Wellness Van will be providing vaccinations from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Calvary Temple Assembly of God, located at 4321 N. Main Street in Fall River.

Southcoast Health says more walk-up options will be announced on a rolling basis, and that next week, the healthcare provider plans to open a clinic at Wareham Multi-Service Center.

For more information, visit southcoast.org/covid-19-vaccination.

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