Buncombe County Vaccination Clinic FIRST DOSE COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Tue, Apr 13
Buncombe County
Buncombe County


Update: As of April 7, 2021, anyone 16 and older can get vaccinated! Go to buncombeready.org or call (828) 419-0095 to schedule your appointment through Buncombe County. Please note that only Pfizer is approved for 16- and 17-year-olds, so if you select another provider, make sure they have Pfizer available. (Buncombe County Health & Human Services has Pfizer available.)

COVID-19 vaccines are available in Buncombe County from BC Public Health and other local providers at this time. Schedule your appointment with us by clicking the button above, or visit the NCDHHS Find a Vaccine Location website to find other local providers. COVID-19 vaccinations are your best shot at stopping COVID-19, you have a spot-take your shot.

Overview of First Dose Appointment at Buncombe County’s COVID Vaccine Clinic:

  • Walk-ups are not permitted at this time. You must have an appointment. Please schedule an appointment by clicking here.
  • No ID or specific documents are needed when someone arrives to get a vaccine.
  • The person will have to complete a short registration form with their name and contact information, as well as a few other questions to ensure they meet the current phase’s criteria.
  • The ability to get a vaccine is not impacted by citizenship status.
  • Language services are available on site.
  • Please plan for safe transportation to the immunization site. Drivers and riders should wear masks and social distance to the extent possible. Please wear a mask to the immunization site.
  • From check-in to vaccine administration, the takes about 10 minutes. Following the vaccine, patients are monitored for adverse reactions for 15 or 30 minutes prior to being released.
  • Once a patient receives a first dose of the vaccine, they should receive a reminder for their second dose via the State’s COVID Vaccine Management System and from Buncombe County. You do not need to schedule your second dose. The date and location of your second dose is on your CDC Immunization Card and the second dose flyer you received after your first dose. For information on your second dose, click here.
  • Patients who receive the vaccine still need to continue wearing a mask, waiting six feet, and washing hands frequently.