COVID Vaccine FAQs

Q1: Which vaccine is Duplin County Health Department (DCHD) administering?

  • A: Moderna

Q2: When or how can I get the COVID vaccine?

  • A: We have created a Call Center for those that want to book an appointment to get the vaccine. The Call Center will be open according to vaccine allocations sent from the State each week. Once all appointments available for that week are booked the Call Center will close. Please contact the Call Center at 910-296-2389. Continue to monitor our Facebook page and local news to know when the Call Center is open.

Q3: What if I have a reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine?

  • A: We monitor patients for 15 to 30 minutes after they receive their vaccine to observe any reactions. Health professionals are also on site incase of an emergency.

Q4: If I have tested positive for COVID-19 can I still receive the vaccine?

  • A: Yes, as long as it has been more than two weeks since you tested positive, are no longer symptomatic, and are released from quarantine/isolation.  

Q5: If I have been exposed to COVID-19 can I get the vaccine?

  • A: You can if it has been more than two weeks since your last exposure and your quarantine/isolation period is over.

Q6: I received my first vaccine dose with DCHD when will I receive the second dose?

  • A: DCHD strategically schedules second dose appointments according to  the date of the first dose. We will call you to schedule your second dose or give you an appointment card when you receive your first dose.

Q7: Where do I receive my second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine?

  • A: You should receive an appointment card or receive a call letting you know when and where you will get your second dose.

Q8: Can I get my second dose with DCHD if I received my first dose elsewhere?

  • A: No, if your first dose was not administered by DCHD, please coordinate receiving your second dose at the same location/facility where you received the first dose.

Q9: What group do I belong in to get the vaccine?