COVID Vaccination Clinic to be held December 9
With COVID-19 outbreaks and variants of the virus on the rise, Robeson Community College will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on its campus, Thursday, December 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in partnership with CORE. No appointments are necessary. The clinic will be held in the BB&T room located in the Building 18.
The vaccination clinic is open to the public. Anyone that is 5 years of age and older is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.
CORE will have 1st and 2nd doses of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccine available, 1st shots of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, as well as booster shots for all three vaccine manufacturers.
The CDC recommends anyone that is 18 years of age or older get a booster shot.
Pfizer Booster – eligible to receive 6 months after 2nd shot
Moderna Booster – eligible to receive 6 months after 2nd shot
J&J Booster – eligible to receive 2 months after 1st shot.
Employees and students who become fully vaccinated by December 31, 2021 are eligible to receive $100, tax-free incentive payment if they were employed or enrolled between July 1 and December 31. The date of vaccination could have occurred at any point since they were made available by the FDA. Verification of the vaccination must be uploaded to the COVID-19 portal using your RCC credentials. Individuals do not have to receive a booster shot to receive the $100. For more information on this incentive, please visit our website at www.robeson.edu.
Robeson Community College is designated as a COVID Champion College by the White House and the United States Department of Education. To date, RCC has assisted in getting more than 200 shots of the COVID vaccine in the arms of students, faculty, staff, and community members.