Sweetwater Memorial to Offer Drive-thru COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Next Week

Sweetwater Memorial to Offer Drive-thru COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Next Week

ROCK SPRINGS — For those who have found difficult to make time to get a COVID-19 vaccine, Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s free drive-thru clinic may be the answer.

The hospital has 500 Moderna vaccines it plans to administer from 2-7 p.m. April 9 and 10 during a drive thru clinic at the hospital’s main entrance. Those getting the vaccine must be 18 years old or older.

Here’s how you can get the first of two Moderna vaccines:

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  • Please travel east up Skyline to the hospital entrance. Avoid College Drive for entry.
  • Once on campus, drive along the front of the hospital to the main entrance under the awning at 1200 College Drive.
  • You’ll be asked to fill out some paperwork.
  • Pull forward under the awning to receive your vaccine.
  • You’ll then be asked to pull into a parking area to wait for 15 minutes as a precaution
  • against possible reactions.

MHSC will schedule a booster clinic May 7 and 8 to offer the second vaccine. You’ll be provided with information on the drive-thru times, other health precautions and a vaccination card that you must bring back for the second vaccine. Those who have questions can call 307-352-8561.


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