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Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccines available

Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccines for those aged 12 years and older are available at the Baxter Regional Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease Clinic and Baxter Regional Family Clinic on Market. To request an appointment, call the Baxter Regional COVID-19 Resource Line at (870) 508-7001.

Doses for children aged 5 – 11 are available at all local health units of the Arkansas Department of Health. Visit www.healthy.arkansas.gov/health-units for a list of all ADH LHUs, and call the ADH at 1-800-803-7847 with questions.

We urge those in our community to please continue using precautions in large groups of people, wash your hands often, wear a mask indoors and get vaccinated. Widespread vaccination is a critical tool to help stop the pandemic.

If you are eligible, please consider a COVID-19 vaccine. Please call for more information, as some require appointments.

Baxter Regional Health System locations:

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccines (for anyone aged 12 and older)

  • Baxter Regional Internal Medicine & Infectious Disease Clinic
  • Baxter Regional Family Clinic on Market
  • To request an appointment, call the Baxter Regional COVID-19 Resource Line at (870) 508-7001.

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines (for previously established patients only aged 18 and older).

  • Baxter Regional Ahrens Clinic – (870) 449-4221
  • Baxter Regional Family Clinic – (870) 425-6212
  • Hometown Clinic Family Practice on Main, Mountain View – (870) 269-7414
  • Hometown Clinic at Mountain View – (870) 269-3447
  • Hometown Clinic at Melbourne – (870) 916-2150
  • Hometown Clinic at Calico Rock – (870) 916-2000

Other local locations:

  • Baxter County Health Unit – (870) 425-3072
  • Boston Mountain Rural Health Center – (870) 701-0238
  • Harps Pharmacy – (870) 508-0071 or (870) 425-6556
  • Heartland Pharmacy – (870) 425-2221
  • Regional Family Medicine – (870) 425-6971
  • Walgreens – (870) 424-3814
  • Walmart Pharmacy – (870) 492-7733

For more vaccine location information:

The COVID-19 vaccine is an important tool in ending the COVID-19 pandemic. Wearing masks and social distancing help reduce your chance of being exposed to the virus or spreading it to others, but these measures are not enough. Vaccines will work with your immune system so it will be ready to fight the virus if you are exposed. The combination of getting vaccinated and following CDC recommendations to protect yourself and others will offer the best protection from COVID-19.

Important facts about the COVID-19 vaccine:

  • Vaccines won’t end the pandemic; other protections will continue. Please continue to cover your mouth and nose with a mask when around others, stay at least 6 feet away from others, avoid crowds, and wash your hands often.
  • No vaccine is 100% effective, but this will give us the best COVID-19 protection.
  • On August 23, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the initial 2-dose Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for those aged 16 years and older.
  • And on October 29, 2021, the FDA authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 to include children 5 through 11 years of age.
  • Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) continues for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for those aged 12-15 years as well as for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccines.
  • Pfizer-BioNTech is a two dose shot, given 3 weeks apart, for people aged 12 and older.
  • Moderna are two shots, given 4 weeks apart, for people aged 18 and older.
  • Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen is a one dose shot for people aged 18 and older.
  • You are full vaccinated 2 weeks after your second shot of Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna and your only shot of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen.
  • COVID-19 vaccines are available at no cost to the patient.
  • After COVID-19 vaccination, you may have some side effects of flu-like symptoms. This is a normal sign that your body is building protection.

Information about COVID-19 vaccine boosters:

Anyone eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine booster now call (870) 508-7001 to schedule an appointment for a Pfizer BioNTech booster dose. Primary doses are also available for anyone aged 12 years and older.

On November 19, 2021, the FDA authorized the use of a single booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for administration to all individuals 18 years of age and older after completion of primary vaccination with any FDA-authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine. And on December 9, the FDA amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, authorizing the use of a single booster dose for administration to individuals 16 and 17 years of age at least six months after completion of primary vaccination with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine.

Helpful Links

Arkansas Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccination Program
COVID 19 FAQs | Arkansas Department of Health
COVID-19 FAQs | CDC
Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine | CDC
Vaccine Recipient Fact Sheet | EUA | Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine
Vaccine Recipient Fact Sheet | EUA | Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine
Vaccine Recipient Fact Sheet | EUA | Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

Call the Baxter Regional COVID-19 Resource Line at (870) 508-7001 to schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 test, vaccine or infusion (with provider's order) or reach the Baxter Regional COVID-19 Hotline.

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