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COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Daniel Field Airport on Thursday, April 15



AUGUSTA, Ga. – A pop-up coronavirus vaccine clinic is coming Thursday to Daniel Field Airport.

Airport manager Becky Shealy said Gold Cross EMS will administer the Pfizer vaccine on a first-come, first-serve basis from 1 to 6 p.m.

Shealy said the time will be good for people who have not been able to  attend a morning clinic.

The clinic will be in the main hangar on the Highland Avenue side of the airport. Paramedics can administer the vaccines in the parking lot for those not able to walk.

Augusta Commissioners Catherine McKnight of District 3 and Commissioner John Clarke of District 10 are responsible for coordinating the clinic.

“I’ll be getting my vaccine tomorrow,” McKnight said. “I just think it’s important for us as a community to get the vaccine so we can get out there and open things back up.”

“[At first] I was skeptical about the vaccines…[but] I took the vaccine; I had absolutely no adverse reactions to it at all…I had my second shot, I had absolutely no reaction,” Clarke said. “I would like to see all the citizens take advantage of what’s being offered and put forth for them. Just be sure to come out and get your vaccine.”

This is the first pop-up clinic at the airport. A second will take place on Thursday, May 6, from 1 to 6 p.m.