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Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams VAMC to hold COVID-19 vaccine clinics for veterans

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A health worker holds a syringe with the AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 at a new vaccination centre at the former Tempelhof airport in Berlin, Germany, on Monday, March 8, 2021 (Tobias Schwarz / Pool via AP)

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) — The Hershel “Woody” Williams Veterans Affairs Medical Center will be hosting three COVID-19 vaccine clinics for VA eligible veterans regardless of age.

According to officials, the Huntington and Charleston locations for vaccinations are walk-in while the Preston, KY location is by appointment only.

  • Huntington: VAMC Recreation Hall will be holding a one-time, Saturday, March 27, Moderna COVID vaccine walk-in clinic at the Recreation Hall between 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for any VA eligible Veterans.
    • This will be for the first dose in the two-shot series.
    • Moderna 2nd doses are scheduled when receiving 1st dose.
  • Charleston: Community-Based Outpatient Clinic will be holding a one-time Saturday, March 27, Moderna COVID vaccine walk-in clinic between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for any VA eligible Veterans.
    • This will be for the first shot in the two-shot series.
    • Moderna 2nd doses are scheduled when receiving 1st dose.
    • Address: 700 Technology Drive, South Charleston, WV 25309-8571
  • Prestonsburg, KY: Community-Based Outpatient Clinic will be holding a one-time Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine clinic Saturday, March 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for any VA eligible Veterans, regardless of age.
    • Scheduling is required due to limited doses and time availability.
    • If a Veteran wants to be scheduled into this Prestonsburg COVID vaccine clinic they can call 1-800-827-8244 or 1-(304) 429-6741, extension 3114.
    • If they leave a message, please give the last name and last 4, a phone number to be reached, and specify that you are wanting your vaccine at the Prestonsburg clinic on March 27.
    • Address: 5230 KY Route 321, Suite 8, Prestonsburg, Ky 41653-9169

For more information on how to register for benefits, visit the VA Huntington website.

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