Skip to main content

UMF hosting walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic on March 2

February 23, 2022

Contact:
Jill Gray
Communications & Public Affairs Manager
207-779-2555

FARMINGTON, Maine – The University of Maine at Farmington is hosting a public walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Wednesday, March 2, from 3 pm - 6 pm at 274 Front Street in Farmington for individuals ages 18 and older. Vaccines are provided at no cost and all are welcome.

Those attending will be administered their choice of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine and can get their first, second, or booster doses. Staff from NorthStar EMS and Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County will be administering the shots.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, individuals are eligible for a booster dose five months after the last dose in their primary series (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) and at least two months after receiving the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccination.

Individuals attending should bring their COVID-19 vaccination card with them. Those with health insurance are asked to bring their cards with them also, but insurance is not mandatory.

Additional vaccine clinics are scheduled at this location for March 16 and March 30, from 3 pm - 6 pm.

###

About Franklin Community Health Network
Franklin Community Health Network is a nonprofit, integrated network of rural health care providers, created by Franklin Memorial Hospital in 1991. Its affiliates include Franklin Memorial Hospital, Franklin Health, Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County, and NorthStar EMS. It is a part of the MaineHealth family of local health systems.

News from Around MaineHealth

View All
School Violence Prevention Grant Awarded
Sheriff’s Office brought stakeholders together to address the need for improved school safety.
A Life Saved at the Farmington Fair
Franklin Community Health Network staff assist in reversing an opioid overdose on opening day.
Hannaford donates $350,000 to MaineHealth in support of Food As Medicine program
Funding will increase access to nutritious food for under-resourced individuals with chronic health conditions in Franklin County. Donation part of overall $1.5 million commitment through new “Eat Well, Be Well – A Path to Better Health” initiative.
MaineHealth Awarded $1.2 Million Federal Grant for Statewide Overdose Prevention
Project DHARMA is a collaboration between MaineHealth and several other organizations across the state to prevent overdoses and infections through harm reduction programs.
MaineHealth Free Food as Medicine Program
MaineHealth is offering a free one-year Food as Medicine program (FAM) to support individuals with one or more chronic health conditions who have limited access to healthy food.
Emotional Message by MMC ICU Nurses Earns MaineHealth Videographer a Regional Emmy® Award
Videographer Charlie Berg won in the category of health/medical-short form content for the story entitled, ‘Inside View of Maine Medical Center ICU Nurses Caring for Unvaccinated COVID-19 Patients.’
Annual Health Care Golf Classic taking place on July 11
Spend a day golfing and supporting a good cause this summer.
Federal arbitrator in Indiana rules against Anthem practices that are similar to insurer’s disputed approach in Maine
The problems that led MaineHealth to remove its flagship hospital from the Anthem network starting in 2023 have created controversy across the country.
MaineHealth gives notice to remove Maine Medical Center from Anthem’s health insurance network beginning in 2023
The health system recognizes the decision could be disruptive for people with Anthem coverage, but the issues at stake threaten MaineHealth’s ability to provide the same level of care.
Jeffrey Lynds, MD Joins Franklin Health Farmington Family Practice
Has more than a decade of experience providing full-spectrum family medicine in outpatient and inpatient settings