ASG to sponsor Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on January 25

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The Associated Student Government – ​​in partnership with the Arkansas Department of Health and the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care – will host a Pfizer COVID-19 Immunization Clinic on Tuesday, January 25 for members of the campus community. from the U of A.

“When you look at our latest outbreak of COVID-19 transmission, one thing we know for sure is that unvaccinated people are at a much higher risk of contracting the virus and becoming seriously ill,” said Gary Jackson, director of physical health and well-being for ASG. “Even though it is possible to get the virus if vaccinated, it is clear that the vaccine is still doing its job in helping to ease your symptoms and avoid being hospitalized.”

The on-campus clinic will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25 in the Arkansas Union Ballroom and will offer first, second, and booster doses. No appointment is necessary and the vaccine will be provided free of charge.

Please bring your health insurance card (not required) and your COVID-19 vaccination card if you receive a second dose or a booster (mandatory).

BOOSTER DOSE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pfizer recipients: Must have completed the two-dose series at least five months ago.

  • Moderna recipients: Must have completed the two-dose series at least six months ago.

  • Johnson & Johnson recipients: Must have received the single-dose series at least two months ago.

If you can’t make it to the clinic, COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are available by appointment at the Pat Walker Health Center. To schedule an appointment, call 479-575-4451 or book online at myhealth.uark.edu.

Earn hours of service with GivePulse to get vaccinated

Students attending the Immunization Clinic (or who are already fully immunized) can now earn 1.5 hours of service through GivePulse – the online platform provided by the Volunteer Action Center used to connect nonprofits, student groups and universities to their community.

To claim your COVID-19 vaccination service hours, go to https://givepul.se/uqvdke. Please click “add impact” and add the appropriate number of service hours to receive them.

Although not required, the university strongly recommends that everyone get vaccinated against COVID-19, as well as receive a booster dose once eligible.

For the latest COVID-19 news and information for the campus community, check out the university’s COVID-19 response site.

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