Cape Fear Valley, Hoke Health Department offering appointments for COVID-19 vaccine for prioritized groups

Cape Fear Valley, and the Hoke County Health Department are starting to offer appointments for people in prioritized groups to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

The Hoke County Health Department is offering appointments for people on the state’s prioritization list in Phase 1a and 1b – Group 1 to get the vaccine. Go online to readyhoke.org to fill out the forms, or call (910)-753-4429 or 910-753-4430 or 910-875-3717 for more information.

Cape Fear Valley Health announced Sunday that people on the state’s prioritization list in Phase 1a and 1b – Group 1 can begin online appointment scheduling to get the COVID-19 vaccine, starting Wednesday, January 13 at its hospital campuses in Hoke, Cumberland and Bladen counties.

The hospital system emphasized that it only has a limited supply of the COVID-19 vaccine, and space is limited for each appointment block.

“Following the prioritization schedule from the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), we are currently vaccinating Phases 1b, group 1, which includes individuals ages 75 and above, as well as continuing vaccinating first and second doses for healthcare workers in Phase 1a,” the hospital system said in a press release. “Starting Wednesday, January 13, individuals in the current phases being vaccinated may schedule an appointment online at www.capefearvalley.com/covid19 by choosing a time block.” 

Time blocks for Hoke and Bladen County Hospitals are 10 a.m. – noon and noon – 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. The Medical Center in Fayetteville will offer time blocks of 7 a.m. – 10 a.m.; 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

At Cape Fear Valley Hoke Hospital, the vaccine clinic will be located at the hospital campus in the Community Conference Room on the second floor, 210 Medical Pavilion Drive off Highway 401. Individuals should enter in the front entrance and follow the instructions at the campus upon arrival for parking in the main lot. 

At the Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville, the vaccine clinic will continue in the Rehabilitation Center Auditorium.  Individuals should arrive to the building from the corner of Melrose and John Carlisle Lane and look for the “Event Parking” sign for the designated parking lot. 

At Cape Fear Valley Bladen County Hospital, the vaccine clinic will be located at the hospital campus in the main lobby located at the front of the hospital, 501 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown.  Individuals should park in the main parking lot.

“For each vaccine clinic at our three locations, we ask that no one arrive before 30 minutes prior to your appointment block, as we will not be able to accommodate lining up and parking prior to your scheduled time,” the hospital system stated in the press release.

“Beginning Wednesday January 13th, please visit our website, www.capefearvalley.com/covid19 to schedule a COVID19 vaccine appointment as well to learn about additional COVID-19 updates.  Additionally, we have set up an automated message line, 910-615-9000, which will be updated throughout the vaccine process with the phase we are currently vaccinating,” Cape Fear Valley officials announced.

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