COVID-19 Vaccine

Vidant Health is offering the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible community members in accordance with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) guidelines.

Beginning 8 a.m., Friday, Jan. 22, eligible eastern North Carolina community members can view and schedule vaccine appointments by completing the eligibility questionnaire on this webpage. Please note appointments are limited and may fill up quickly.

If no availability is found, please check our site periodically. You may also sign up below to receive vaccine updates via email directly from Vidant. Appointments are made available as we receive additional doses of the vaccine from the state.

We appreciate your patience as we all work together to ensure the vaccine is available to everyone in the community as quickly and safely as possible, while following state and federal guidelines and timelines.

Sign up for updates about Vidant’s vaccination efforts and learn more in our Frequently Asked Questions section below

COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

Please provide your email address to receive updates on Vidant’s vaccination efforts as new information becomes available.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling

At this time all available vaccine appointments have been filled. Please check our site periodically for updates.

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

Yes, Vidant is vaccinating eligible community members through a phased approach based on guidelines from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS).

  • Vidant and the Pitt County Health Department will open a large-scale vaccine site at the Greenville Convention Center for eligible community members throughout eastern North Carolina to receive the vaccine by appointment only starting Monday, Jan. 25.
  • Vidant is rapidly working to add additional clinics in the region.
  • Yes, appointments are required to receive the vaccine from Vidant. Please see below for information on how to make an appointment.
  • Please note, a majority of the appointment slots in the initial phase will be allocated for the more than 8,000 people on the Pitt County wait list. Those already on the wait list will be directly contacted in the coming days and weeks by Pitt County.
  • Beginning 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 22, eligible community members can view appointment availability through the below channels:
    • Access the appointment scheduling tool on this page.
    • If internet access is not available or special assistance is required, community members may call 252-847-8000. Due to large call volumes, community members are encouraged to only use this number if necessary.
  • Please note, appointment availability is limited. Vidant serves a region of 1.4 million people and appointments are expected to fill up quickly. The public is encouraged to be patient as it will take months to get eligible community members vaccinated.
  • Bring a government-issued ID
  • If you have insurance, bring that information with you
  • Wear short sleeves if possible
  • Arrive no more than 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment
  • Wear a mask

Yes, to ensure the safety of all, we will screen all patients, which includes temperature checks. If a patient has a temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or greater, they will be asked to re-schedule their appointment.

We will continue to vaccinate eligible community members on an ongoing basis as we receive allocations from the state.

Before receiving FDA emergency use authorization approval, the COVID-19 vaccines went through rigorous testing and trials to prove they are safe and effective prior to distribution. Vidant is confident in the safety and efficacy of the vaccine.

For more information on the safety of the vaccine, please see the below:

No, you do not need insurance to receive the vaccine from Vidant.

There is no out-of-pocket expense for those receiving the vaccine.

The total time may vary but please allow for approximately one hour, which includes a required 15 or 30 minute observation period.

No, Vidant is not currently offering drive-up vaccination.

No. Appointments are required to receive a vaccine from Vidant.

No, due to Vidant’s visitor restrictions, vaccine recipients may not bring a guest.

  • Recipients who are minors, or who fall within ADA guidelines, or require a visitor for clinical care or safety, may have one (1) healthy adult visitor screened and masked at all times.

No. Vidant does not currently have a wait list.

No, Vidant is not currently taking referrals for the vaccine.

Yes, while the vaccine offers great hope, it is important community members continue to practice safety habits, even if you’ve already received the vaccine: wear a mask, wash your hands often and avoid gatherings.