Vaccine availability is expanded

Posted on May 27 2021

The Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. and the Governor’s COVID-19 Task Force have expanded vaccine accessibility by making the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine available at all vaccination sites, which includes new outreach sites at various churches on Sundays.

Those who are 12 years old and older are now able to be registered for COVID-19 vaccinations at all sites. Walk-ins are accepted at all vaccination sites. The MCATS operating hours are Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm; and Saturdays, 8am – noon. The Pedro P. Tenorio Multi-Purpose Center vaccination operating hours are Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm; and Saturdays, 8am – 4pm

The Chalan Kanoa Diocese has agreed to have some churches serve as vaccination sites on Sundays, from 8am to noon, at the following dates and locations:

• May 30, Santa Soledad Parish, Kagman

• June 6, San Vicente Ferrer Parish, San Vicente

• June 13, Saint Jude Parish, Koblerville

• June 20, San Antonio Parish, San Antonio

• June 27, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cathedral, Chalan Kanoa

Village vaccination sites will continue to run Saturdays, 8am – noon, at the following dates and locations:

• May 29, Northern Marianas College Building J

• June 5, San Roque Parish social hall

• June 12, location to be determined

• June 19, Kagman Community Center

• June 26, Northern Marianas College, Building J

• July 3, San Roque Parish social hall

Currently, 54% of the eligible population in the CNMI have been fully vaccinated. For live updates on this number, visit The COVID-19 vaccines are available to uninsured residents. Vaccine recipients do not have to pay for vaccination. (PR)

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