Gaston Medical Partners does not yet have the COVID-19 vaccine(s), as we are awaiting approval for distribution from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS). We expect this to happen soon, but unfortunately, details and exact timing are still unknown.
We will contact patients once we know the official process. Thank you for your understanding and continued support!
Where You Can Get the Vaccine
If no appointments are available, join the interest list to recieve updates.
Gaston County Public Health704-866-3170
Mecklenburg County Public Health
980-314-9400, Choose Option 3
Where We Are Now
More than 70,000 people volunteered in clinical trials for the two vaccines to see if they are safe and work to prevent COVID illness. Volunteers included Black/African American, Hispanic/LatinX, Asians and others. To date, the vaccines are 95% effective in preventing COVID-19 with no serious safety concerns noted in the clinical trials. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) makes sure the vaccines are safe and can prevent people from getting COVID-19. Like all drugs, vaccine safety continues to be monitored after they are in use.
You cannot get COVID-19 from the vaccine. You may have temporary reactions like a sore arm, headache or feeling tired and achy for a day or two after receiving the vaccine. Learn more in our COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs.
Take your shot at no cost. The COVID-19 vaccine will be available for free, whether or not you have insurance.
You Will Have a Spot for the Shot
Gaston Medical Partners is taking steps with the NCDHHS to be a Phase 2 distributor to provide the vaccine to more groups. We do not yet have distribution approval or access to either COVID-19 vaccine, nor do we have a waiting list for the distribution of the vaccine (waiting lists are determined and directed by the CDC and the NCDHHS).
NC COVID-19 Vaccination – 4 Phase Prioritization Framework (Provided by the NCDHHS)
SC COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (Provided by SC DHEC)
What We Can All Do Now
- Do not let your guard down. Wear your mask, wash your hands and socially distance.
- Prioritize your wellness. Do not cancel your existing medical appointments, and get your flu shot.
- Avoid large gatherings and limit holiday celebrations to those in your immediate household.
Stay connected to us, and to your care. Never forget we’re with you every step of the way.