NWSCC nursing student, Kirstin Wilson, gives the COVID-19 vaccine during a clinic with Helen Keller Hospital this past spring

MUSCLE SHOALS, ALA. — Northwest Shoals Community College (NWSCC) will host COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics on October 5, 14, and 19, 2021, in the Patriot Center (gym) on the Shoals Campus from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The clinics will administer first and second vaccine doses as well as the booster dose vaccine to those eligible.

The Vaccine Clinic will be administered by Helen Keller Hospital and is open to NWSCC students, faculty, staff, as well as the public and is free of charge. Appointments may be made through the following links:

However, walk-ins are welcome and will be seen on a first come, first serve basis. Face coverings must be worn. Participants 12 and up will receive the Pfizer vaccine. Due to vaccination age restrictions, participants 12 and 13 years of age must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to receive the vaccine.

Booster dose vaccines will be given to eligible persons at least six months after completion of the primary series in:

  • individuals 65 years of age and older;
  • individuals 18 through 64 years of age at high risk of severe COVID-19; and
  • individuals 18 through 64 years of age whose frequent institutional or occupational exposure to SARS-CoV-2 puts them at high risk of serious complications of COVID-19 including severe COVID-19.