Hendricks Regional Health Opening Temporary COVID Vaccine Clinic August 25th & 26th

DANVILLE — With COVID cases on the rise, Hendricks Regional Health will open a temporary walk-in vaccine clinic this week to help protect our associates and community:

WHAT:          Hendricks Regional Health COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

WHEN:          August 25-26

TIME:            4-7 p.m. both days

WHERE:       Hendricks Regional Health Danville Hospital

1000 East Main Street

Danville, Indiana

Park at East Entrance

REGISTER: Register at https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/vaccine/ Walk-ins are accepted

The clinic will offer the Pfizer vaccine, which earned full FDA approval on August 23, to any Hendricks Regional Health associate, patient or community member age 12 or older who would like to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Booster shots will be available for high-risk individuals including those who have:

  • Been receiving active cancer treatment
  • Received an organ/stem cell transplant and/or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency
  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response

The CDC recommends that booster shots should be the same brand vaccine as received for your first two doses. This clinic is ONLY offering the Pfizer vaccine.

If you are unsure of whether you should receive a booster shot, please consult with your primary care provider.

Hendricks Regional Health serves west central Indiana as a nationally recognized, nonprofit, healthcare system with a deeply rooted legacy of community service. The Hendricks’ culture is built on our vision to be the community’s indispensable healthcare partner and focused on these seven values: Respect, Empathy, Integrity, Courage, Collaboration, Loyalty and Engagement. More than 2,200 associates live these values each day through a shared philosophy of patient-centered, high-quality, low-cost care. Since opening in 1962, Hendricks has evolved to become a preferred, trusted partner for patients, employers, physicians and healthcare professionals, and is proud to support 290 like-minded organizations serving Hendricks County and surrounding communities.

Hendricks is accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) and has the prestigious Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence. Hendricks is one of only seven hospitals nationwide to be recognized in the top five percent in the nation by Healthgrades for Outstanding Patient Experience for 14 consecutive years. Hendricks received an “A” grade in the spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. For news and updates, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @HendricksHealth, Facebook @Hendricks.org, or visit Hendricks.org.

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