Memorial Begins COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution to Seniors 75 and Older

Gulfport, MS – Beginning Wednesday, January 6, 2021, persons aged 75 years and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination as the MS Department of Health moves into an additional phase of a tiered approach to inoculating the community. All healthcare personnel and persons 75 years and older will be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccinations at the following Memorial Physician Clinic locations beginning Thursday, January 6, 2021 (while supplies last):

  • Memorial Physician Clinics Orange Grove Specialty 15286 Community Road, Gulfport
  • Memorial Diamondhead Diagnostic Center 4300 Leisure Time Dr., Diamondhead
  • Memorial Physician Clinics Cedar Lake Multispecialty 1756 Popp’s Ferry Rd., Biloxi
  • Memorial Physician Clinics Digestive Health Center Ocean Springs 3890 Bienville Blvd, Ocean Springs

Items individuals may want to consider:

  • Hours for vaccination distribution are 9:00am – 3:00pm at all locations
  • Cost is free to the public
  • Anticipate delays due to the high demand
  • Individuals must provide identification
  • Prepare to wait 15 minutes after the vaccination to be monitored by medical staff
  • If they have experienced an allergic reaction to medications before, they may not be eligible to receive the vaccination, or they may not be able to receive it at the physician clinic location
  • Patients must prepare to return 28 days later to receive the second Moderna shot that will complete the vaccination

For more information, contact the COVID-19 Hotline (228) 867-5000.

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