HERMISTON, OR – Good Shepherd Health Care System (GSHCS) is offering free COVID vaccines within our Good Shepherd clinics. GSHCS will no longer be holding weekly mass vaccine events. The following clinics have Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines available:
Good Shepherd has the Moderna vaccine (authorized for those 18 and older) and the Pfizer vaccine (authorized for those 12 and older) as well as the Johnson & Johnson vaccine (authorized for those 18 and older). For ages 12 to 14 a parent or guardian must be present. In accordance with Oregon Law, patients age 15 and above can self-consent for the vaccine.
Individuals receiving a vaccine should be prepared for 15 minutes of required monitoring after vaccine administration. Community members may call and leave a message on Good Shepherd’s COVID-19 Vaccination Hotline at 541.667.3426 if they have any questions about vaccinations.
For community members that do not have an established primary care provider at Good Shepherd, vaccinations are available at Good Shepherd Urgent Care (appointments preferred) every Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
For up-to-date GSHCS information, please visit the GSHCS Facebook page or www.gshealth.org/coronavirus. For general COVID-19 questions, individuals may call the OHA hotline by dialing 211 from a cell phone (not a landline). If you believe that you have been infected by COVID-19 or are exhibiting symptoms such as fever or respiratory illness (cough or shortness of breath), please call ahead to your primary care provider’s office, Good Shepherd Urgent Care at 541.567.2995 and/or Umatilla County Public Health at 541.278.5432. For medical emergencies, dial 911.