WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Visitors to the Valley Junction Farmers’ Markets will be able to get their COVID-19 vaccination for free this spring.
Hy-Vee announced a partnership with the Historic Valley Junction Foundation Tuesday, which will allow pop-up vaccination clinics at the farmers’ market in Valley Junction.
The clinics will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on:
- Thursday, May 6
- Thursday, May 13
- Thursday, May 20
- Thursday, May 27
- Thursday, June 3
- Thursday, June 10
Individuals will be able to choose whether to get the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine or the two-dose Pfizer vaccine. Those that choose to get the Pfizer vaccine will be able to get their second dose 21 days later at a local Hy-Vee Pharmacy.
“After an incredible year where the pandemic has tested our local small businesses in extraordinary ways, we are thrilled with Hy-Vee’s efforts to help protect our community and bring this pandemic to a close,” said Matt Hauge, executive director of the Historic Valley Junction Foundation.
While it’s not required, those getting a vaccine at the market are encouraged to bring their insurance card(if insured) and Medicare Part B red, white and blue card(if covered by Medicare) and a photo ID.
Masks are required.