On Saturday, Feb. 27, the Alamance County Health Department and Cone Health will open a new facility designed to provide COVID-19 vaccines daily to eligible residents. Appointments are required.
The new facility is located at 2401 Eric Lane, Unit 100, Burlington, NC 27215. Its immediate focus will be on vaccination of healthcare workers and persons 65 and over, but will also incorporate vaccinating employees of childcare centers and pre-K-12 schools as more vaccine becomes available. The site will service new populations become eligible for vaccination. Both Alamance County and Cone Health are providing all vaccine doses provided to them each week by the state to those eligible.
“Alamance County and Cone Health have had a long-standing partnership, and we are excited about the continued collaboration between our local county health department and Cone Health to get our residents vaccinated for COVID-19”, stated Commissioner Chair John Paisley. “It is important that we’re able to make the vaccine available and accessible to as many people that want to receive it. We are appreciative to all of the staff and volunteers that have devoted many hours to this initiative.”
APPOINTMENTS FOR THOSE 65 AND OVER
The process to schedule appointments for those 65 and over includes two options:
- Join Cone Health’s COVID-19 vaccine wait list by online registration at conehealth.com/vaccine
- Contact the Alamance County Health Department by phone to schedule an appointment, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm or until all appointment slots are filled. Call 336-290-0650. Please exercise patience as call volumes will be high. More information is available here.
APPOINTMENTS FOR THE EDUCATION WORKFORCE
In preparation to vaccinate eligible pre-K-12 school staff and childcare workers, the Alamance County Health Department is working directly with Alamance-Burlington School System, private schools and childcare centers throughout the county to ensure that any staff person that wants a vaccine can receive a vaccine. Cone Health is providing clinical staff to vaccinate members of the education workforce.
On Friday, Feb. 26, Cone Health will move its COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Alamance County, currently located at 2363 Corporation Parkway in Burlington to the new site. All vaccine appointments at the Corporation Parkway site through Thursday, Feb. 25 will still take place there. Cone Health will continue to offer COVID-19 testing at the Corporation Parkway site, with hours of operation and test scheduling available here. Similarly, Alamance County Health Department will also move its COVID-19 vaccine clinic located at the Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) in Burlington to the new Eric Lane site on February 26. This move affects the CTEC site only; second dose vaccinations will continue at the Burlington Athletic Park.
(Edit 3/31/21 to correct ZIP Code)