COVID-19 VACCINATION UPDATE:
Catawba Valley Health System (CVHS) began vaccinations for eligible individuals
beginning January 11, 2021. As of April 16, CVHS has combined its efforts
with Public Health to administer first doses at the Metro Center. Requests
for appointments can be made by calling 828.282.2002 or visiting
Cancellations and Requests to Reschedule: If you already had an appointment
to be vaccinated and need to cancel or reschedule that appointment, please visit
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Who can currently get the vaccine?
A: In North Carolina, everyone 12 and older is currently eligible to receive
Q: When can I get the vaccine?
A: Vaccines appointments are readily available through the Public Health
Department by calling 828.282.2002.
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.
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: There is not enough information currently available to say if or for
how long after infection someone is protected from getting COVID-19 again;
this is called natural immunity. Early evidence suggests natural immunity
from COVID-19 may not last very long, but more studies are needed to better
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices makes recommendations
to CDC on how to best use COVID-19 vaccines, CDC cannot comment on whether
people who had COVID-19 should get a COVID-19 vaccine at this time. We
anticipate more information regarding appropriate guidance for this situation
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.
If you did not use an email address when setting up your account, please
contact 828-326-3993 and leave you name, DOB and email address. We will
add the email address to your account and email you when this is completed.
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.
Please continue to monitor this page for coronavirus (COVID-19) updates
related to Catawba Valley Health System and our physician practices.