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Originally published in Castine Patriot, March 26, 2021 and Island Ad-Vantages, March 26, 2021 and The Weekly Packet, March 26, 2021
How to get a vaccine

by Leslie Landrigan

Sign up for the April 7 Stonington clinic

Call the town office at 267-2351 to get on the list. It will be held at the Island Community Center for people 50 and older.

Sign up for the April 21 Sedgwick clinic

Contact Michael Sheahan at michael@sheyo.com, 266-1577 or Anne Schroth at aschroth@healthypeninsula.org or 734-355-0857. It will be held at the Sedgwick Fire Station on Ridge Road. The clinic will be open to Maine residents 50 and older (for now).

Sign up for a retail pharmacy appointment

Hannaford: hannaford.com/pharmacy/covid-19-vaccine#

Walmart: walmart.com/COVIDvaccine

Walgreens: walgreens.com/topic/promotion/covid-vaccine.jsp

Sign up for a Northern Light Health clinic

Northern Light is vaccinating people at the Cross Center in Bangor, at Maine Coast Hospital in Ellsworth and at Blue Hill Hospital. Soon it will open a clinic at the former Family Dollar in Ellsworth. Sign up for any at covid.northernlight.org.

Did you get a shot in Stonington on March 4 or March 15?

Remember to return for your second dose on April 1 or April 15.

Having trouble making an appointment?

The state has a special line for people who have problems getting an appointment using a computer. They should call the Community Vaccination Line at 888-445-4111.

Need a ride?

The Department of Health and Human Services can find you a ride to a vaccination clinic from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 855-608-5172 at least 48 hours before your appointment. Have ready the date and time of the appointment, and the name, address and phone number of the facility.