Memorial clinics to offer COVID-19 vaccine to patients age 75+

Wednesday's COVID-19 conversation with Dr. Nicholas Conger

GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - Gulfport Memorial Hospital will provide COVID-19 vaccines to people 75 or older at their physician clinic locations beginning Thursday while supplies last.

Those locations are:

  • Memorial Physician Clinics Orange Grove Specialty, 15286 Community Road in Gulfport
  • Memorial Diamondhead Diagnostic Center, 4300 Leisure Time Drive in Diamondhead
  • Memorial Physician Clinics Cedar Lake Multispecialty, 1756 Popp’s Ferry Road in Biloxi
  • Memorial Physician Clinics Digestive Health Center Ocean Springs, 3890 Bienville Blvd. in Ocean Springs

Vaccinations will be available from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at all locations free to the public, but due to the high demand, wait times may be longer than normal.

People must bring identification to receive a vaccination and be prepared to wait 15 minutes after the vaccination to be monitored by medical staff. Patients must also return 28 days later to receive the second dose to complete the vaccination.

Anyone who has experienced allergic reactions to medications before should notify a medical professional when they show up for the vaccine.

For more information, contact the COVID-19 Hotline (228) 867-5000.

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