MAINE, USA — Vaccine clinics across the state are starting to offer walk-in vaccinations.
Currently, Maine residents age 16 and older are eligible for the vaccine. However, only the Pfizer vaccine is approved for use for people age 16 and 17. Those 18 and older can get the Pfizer, Moderna, or single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Here are some walk-in options available, but the locations and hours can change on a weekly basis, so make sure to confirm with the location you want to go to.
Central Maine Healthcare’s high-volume vaccination site at the Auburn Mall: Walk-ins for people age 16 and older will be offered beginning Friday, May 7, and will be available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Vaccination by appointment remains available. Click here or call 207-520-2917 to make an appointment.
Penobscot Community Health Care: Check the website each week for walk-in vaccination opportunities, which vary week to week.
MaineHealth's vaccine clinic at the MBNA Building: Walk-ins available for those age 18 and older at the vaccine clinic at 21 Schoodic Drive, Belfast. Saturday, May 8, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
MaineHealth's vaccine clinic at the Boothbay Region Y: The clinic at the Boothbay Region Y, 261 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor, is accepting walk-ins for Mainers age 18 and older this week, Monday through Friday, 8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., Saturday, May 8, 8 a.m. - noon, and Friday, May 14, the clinic will close at 11:45 a.m.
Mid Coast Hospital: Walk-in vaccination is available Monday through Saturday between 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Vaccine availability is based on vaccine supply.
Northern Light Health Clinic at Ellsworth Shopping Center:
- May 6, 2 – 6 p.m.
- May 8, 9 a.m. – noon
- May 13, 4 p.m. – 6:50 p.m.
- May 15, 9 a.m. – noon
Northern Light Health Clinic at Kennebec Valley Community College
- May 7, 2 – 6 p.m.
MaineHealth's vaccine clinic at Franklin Memorial Hospital: Walk-in vaccinations available Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Maine residents age 18 and older, and Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. A spokesperson for the hospital says walk-ins will be offered on an ongoing basis "as long as there is demand."
FEMA's mobile vaccination unit at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds: The mobile unit will begin vaccinations at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds on Friday. Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah said similar to when the unit was in Windham and Biddeford, there will be a mixture of scheduled appointments and walk-ins while in Fryeburg. Available for Mainers age 18 and older.
New mobile vaccine clinic: The Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Promerica Health, and the city of Lewiston will launch a mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Lewiston on Friday, May 7. Vaccinations will be offered both by appointment and by walk-in.
The mobile clinic, which will set up in the municipal parking area at One Oak Street, will be open Friday from noon to 5 p.m.
Next week's schedule:
- 5/10: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
- 5/11: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
- 5/12: 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.
- 5/13: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
- 5/14: 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.
MaineHealth's vaccine clinic at Stephens Memorial Hospital’s Ripley Medical Office Building: 193 Main St., Norway, offers walk-in vaccinations for Mainers age 18 and older on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Martin's Point Health Care: 895 Washington Ave.
- Tuesday (May 4): 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
- Wednesday (May 5): 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
- Thursday, Friday (May 6, 7): 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Saturday (May 8): 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Northern Light Health's vaccine clinic at the Portland Expo: Walk-ins offered on Wednesdays and Fridays starting next week, Wednesday, May 12. The clinic, operated by Northern Light Mercy Hospital, is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Appointments can still be scheduled ahead of time, and Northern Light says walk-in vaccinations will be dependent on weekly vaccine shipments.
Northern Light Mercy Hospital's pharmacy: Starting on Thursday, May 6, the Northern Light pharmacy located in the medical office building on Northern Light Mercy Hospital’s campus on Fore River Parkway, will begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations on a walk-in basis. The pharmacy is offering these walk-in vaccinations during normal business hours, which are 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturdays.
Northern Light Health Clinic at Northern Maine Community College
May 6: 8 a.m. – 10:55 am.
MaineHealth's vaccine clinic in Rockland: Walk-ins available for those age 18 and older at the vaccine clinic at 409 Old County Road, Rockland. Saturday, May 8, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
MaineHealth's vaccine clinic in Sanford: Walk-ins available for Maine residents age 18 and older at the clinic located at the former Marshall's location at 1364 Main Street.
- 5/3 – 8 a.m. – noon
- 5/5 – 8 a.m. – noon
- 5/6 – 8 a.m. – noon, 5 p.m. – 8 .pm.
- 5/7 – 8 a.m. – noon
- 5/8 – 8 a.m. – noon
- 5/9 – 8 a.m. – noon
Walk-in vaccinations will also be offered next week, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
MaineHealth said additional clinic dates will be announced.
MaineHealth's mass vaccination site at Scarborough Downs: Walk-in vaccinations will be offered to those 18 years and older at the Scarborough Downs clinic (2 Scarborough Downs Road) on
- Monday, May 3, and Tuesday, May 4 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Wednesday, May 5, and Thursday, May 6, vaccinations using the Pfizer vaccine will be available on a walk-in basis from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- From Monday, May 10, through Thursday, May 13, vaccinations using the Johnson & Johnson Janssen vaccine will be available on a walk-in basis from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- From Monday, May 17, through Thursday, May 20, vaccinations using the Johnson & Johnson Janssen vaccine will be available on a walk-in basis from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
16- and 17-year-olds can schedule vaccine appointments at vaccine.mainehealth.org.
The clinic is located at 2 Scarborough Downs Road, Scarborough. Please use the Scarborough Downs Payne Road entrance. The Route One entrance is closed and there is no access from Sawyer Road.
Northern Light Health's vaccine clinic at the Maine Mall: Walk-in vaccinations will be available Wednesday, April 28, and Thursday, April 29, from 4-7 p.m. at their clinic located in the old Pier 1 site at the Maine Mall. Ages 16 and older.
Vaccine clinic at the Westbrook Community Center: Maine residents age 18 and older will be able to get walk-in vaccinations at the Westbrook Community Center at 426 Bridge Street from Tuesday, May 4 through Friday, May 7. The clinic is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This list will be updated as more sites are announced.
For a complete list of vaccine sites in Maine, click here.