The Harnett County Division on Aging Coordinates services and programs for older adults, educates the public in successful aging, acts as a catalyst for new programs and services in the interest of older adults. Services for the elderly, including advocacy, information and referral, In-Home Aide-Level I, Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Elderly Nutrition Program, Community, Family Caregiver Support Program (FCSP), Alternatives Program for Disabled Adults (CAP/DA), Medicare Counseling through the SHIIP Program, and others.
The Harnett County Health Department announced COVID-19 vaccine eligibility opens up to the general public on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Group 5 includes anyone age 16 and up for the Pfizer vaccine, and anyone 18 and up for the Moderna and Johnson and Johnson one dose shot. The Health Department will be administering first dose Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and announced today they also will be providing the Johnson and Johnson’s Janssen (one dose shot) by appointment only. This includes Group 1 health care workers, Group 2 persons 65 years or older, Group 3 school and childcare personnel and essential workers, Group 4-Adults at High Risk for Exposure and Increased Risk of Severe Illness and Group 5- includes anyone age 16 and up for the Pfizer vaccine, and anyone 18 and up for the Moderna and Johnson and Johnson’s Janssen. If you would like to be placed on the waiting list click on the link for COVID-19 Vaccine Inquiry or call 910-814-6582. We will contact you to schedule your vaccine appointment. If you have already called or emailed and provided your contact information, no additional action is needed. We will continue to work through the waiting list. Thank you for your cooperation and patience.
Scams related to COVID-19, are rapidly increasing as the public health emergency continues. Scammers are targeting older adults, using a variety of schemes tied to the pandemic. As COVID-19 vaccine distribution has begun, older adults, should look to trusted resources for information. Make sure your appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine is at an official site. People should only get a vaccine from an approved medical provider. The COVID-19 vaccine will be provided at no cost. For information resources use the Harnett County Health Department or other trusted medical professionals. To schedule a vaccine appointment please call the Health Department at 910-814-6582.