Business & Professional Women Hosting COVID-19 Vaccination Event

The Business and Professional Women are hosting a COVID-19 vaccination event on Saturday, October 16 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Manning Baptist Church. The church is located at 308 Calhoun Street, Dillon. The Pfizer vaccine will be available for recipients 12+.

Frequently Asked Questions
Are vaccines safe?
Yes. COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. No vaccine will be released until it has passed the same tough scientific and clinical testing that all vaccines in development are held to. The Food and Drug Administration has granted full approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 16 years of age and older. The Pfizer vaccine continues to be available under emergency use authorization for individuals 12-15 years of age. Millions of people in the United States have received COVID-19 vaccines, and these vaccines will undergo the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history.

Do I need insurance to get the vaccine?
No. The vaccine is FREE and a provider cannot deny you a vaccine if you don’t have insurance. In addition, you do not need to show an ID or paperwork to prove your age, job, or medical condition.

Can you get the vaccine if you are under 18?
The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is authorized for those who are 12 and older individuals 16 and older do not require parental permission to receive the vaccine.