COVID-19 VACCINATION UPDATE:
Requests for vaccination appointments can be made by calling (828) 695-5881
https://www.catawbacountync.gov/county-services/public-health/forms/request-an-appointment/. You can also find additional vaccine distributors at
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Who can currently get the vaccine?
A: Everyone 5 and older is currently eligible to receive the vaccine.
Q: When can I get the vaccine?
A: Vaccines appointments are readily available through the Public Health
Department by calling 828.282.2002. To locate a vaccine provider in your
area, go to
Q: How do I schedule my vaccine?
A: Individuals can request an appointment by calling Public Health at 828.282.2002.
Q: Where can I get the vaccine?
A: The vaccine is currently being administered at Catawba County Public
Health at 3070 11th Ave Drive SE in Hickory. No appointment is necessary.
To locate a vaccine provider in your area, go to
Q: What is the cost of the vaccine?
A: There is no charge for the vaccine.
Q: How do I schedule my second dose?
A: Your second dose will be scheduled during your first appointment.
Q: Which vaccine will I receive?
A: Public Health is currently administering Pfizer, Moderna, and Jansen
(Johnson and Johnson)
Q: Will I receive documentation that I received the vaccine?
A: You will receive a vaccination card with the name of the vaccine you
received, the date of administration and the where the vaccine was administered.
For individuals receiving Moderna and Pfizer vaccine, a second vaccine
dose will be needed 21-28 days after your first dose. This date will also
be provided to you when you receive your first dose. You will receive
information about the v-safe vaccine monitoring system if you are interested
Q: If I have already had COVID-19 and recovered, do I still need to get
A: Current recommendations from the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization
Practices state that people who have had COVID-19 should get a COVID-19
vaccine after they are out of their isolation period and major symptoms
have resolved. If treated with monoclonal antibodies, the recommendation
is to wait 90 days before vaccination.
Q: How do I get proof of vaccination if I lost the card I was given?
Go to the COVID 19 Vaccine Recipient Portal at
Log in using the email address associated with your account plus “.covid19vaccine.org”
Then enter your password. If you forgot your username or password, use
the links provided to reset.
Once you are able to log in to the site. Go to My Dashboard located in
the blue header. Then scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Generate
Vaccine Information PDF. You can print or save the official record of
If any of your profile information is incorrect (spelling of name, email
address, phone number, address), you can edit this information under Profile
located in the blue header on the home page.
Q: Is CVMC offering boosters and additional doses of the COVID vaccine?
A: The FDA has said a booster dose is recommended for the everyone ages
16 and above who have been vaccinated for 6 months or more with either
the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines. A booster dose is recommended
for everyone who have been vaccinated for 2 months or more with the Johnson
& Johnson (Janssen) vaccine. People who are moderately to severely
immunocompromised remain eligible for an additional dose if they received
Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson (Janssen). . Individuals can
contact Public Health by calling (828) 695-5881, for an appointment or
Please continue to monitor this page for coronavirus (COVID-19) updates
related to Catawba Valley Health System and our physician practices.