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METS Bus to Serve as Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Evansville

Starting May 5 and continuing through June, a METS bus will be used as a mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic around the City of Evansville.

Posted: Apr 19, 2021 1:18 PM
Updated: Apr 19, 2021 1:32 PM

In an effort to make the COVID-19 vaccine available to all River City residents, the City of Evansville will be providing a mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic beginning May 5.

The clinic comes as a collaboration between the Reopen Evansville Task Force, Vanderburgh County Health Department, and the Metropolitan Evansville Transit Service (METS).

Anyone who's at least 16-years-old will be eligible to receive the vaccine through the clinic, and pre-registration isn't required - but anyone who does receive their vaccination will need to receive a second dose after a four-week period.

Vaccinations will be administered by staff with the Vanderburgh County Health Department, who will utilize METS buses as a pop-up vaccination clinic around multiple locations throughout the city.

The METS bus pop-up clinic will be available in the following Evansville locations on certain dates:

  • Feed Evansville Community Food Share at Hartke Pool (201 North Boeke Road)
  • Howell Park (1101 South Barker Avenue)
  • Economy Grocery/Former Ruler Foods (1200 North Fulton Avenue)
  • Main METS Terminal (103 NW Sixth Street)
  • Lawndale METS Transfer Station (950 S. Hebron Avenue)
  • Potter’s Wheel (333 Jefferson Avenue)
  • Simpson’s Grocery (1365 Covert Avenue)

You can view a full schedule for the mobile vaccine clinic below, or on reopenevansville.com.


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