Southcoast Expands COVID 19 Vaccination Efforts with Walk up Options

Health system increases opportunities across the community at clinics and with mobile units

FALL RIVER, NEW BEDFORD, and WAREHAM, Mass. – Starting Friday, April 30, Southcoast Health will offer walk-up options for individuals seeking vaccination against COVID-19, the not-for-profit community health system announced this week.

No appointment will be necessary at the following clinics, with walk-ups welcome:
• May 2, 7:45am-Noon, Johnson & Johnson, Liberal Club (20 Star St., Fall River)
• May 2, 7:45am-Noon, Johnson & Johnson, Vanity Fair (375 Faunce Corner Rd, Dartmouth)
• May 5, 9am-4pm, Johnson & Johnson, Commonwealth Soap & Toiletries (537 Quequechan St., Fall River; Southcoast Wellness Van)
• May 6, 9am-4pm, Johnson & Johnson, Calvary Temple Assembly of God (4321 N. Main St., Fall River; Southcoast Wellness Van)

More walk-up options will be announced on a rolling basis, and additional clinics offering easy, self-scheduled appointments are available at https://www.southcoast.org/covid-19-vaccination/ Next week, Southcoast plans to open a clinic at the Wareham Multi Service Center, officials said. Vaccination options at this location will also be listed at Southcoast.org.

“Getting your shot is more convenient and more important than ever,” said Tonya Johnson, RN, Vice President of Operations for Southcoast Hospitals Group. “All available vaccines are safe and effective. They’re our best chance at conquering COVID-19 once and for all. When we protect ourselves, we’re protecting our family, friends, and co-workers. Together, we’re protecting the South Coast community. We are grateful for all who have stepped up to help in this effort.”

About Southcoast Health
Southcoast Health a not-for-profit, charitable organization and the largest provider of primary and specialty care in the region, serving communities in Rhode Island and across Southeastern Massachusetts. Southcoast Health is a Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospital in 2019, 2020, and 2021. Out of the 2,743 considered hospitals in the United States, only 250 earned this recognition. In 2020 and 2021, St. Luke’s is a Newsweek and Leapfrog’s Best Maternity Hospitals. In 2019 and 2020, the Southcoast Health system also received seven awards, including Best Hospitals and Best Place to Work, in Southcoast Media Group’s Best of the Best Awards voted on by residents and readers.

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