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Where to get a walk-in vaccination in Maine

Some vaccine clinics across Maine are starting to offer vaccinations on a walk-in basis. Here's where you can get one this week.

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.

Auburn

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.

Bangor

Penobscot Community Health Care: Check the website each week for walk-in vaccination opportunities, which vary week to week.

Belfast

MaineHealth's vaccine clinic at the MBNA BuildingWalk-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. 

Check back here for weekly updates.

Boothbay Harbor

MaineHealth's vaccine clinic at the Boothbay Region YThe 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.

Check back here for weekly updates.

Brunswick

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.

Ellsworth

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

Fairfield

Northern Light Health Clinic at Kennebec Valley Community College

  • May 7, 2 – 6 p.m.

Farmington

MaineHealth's vaccine clinic at Franklin Memorial HospitalWalk-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."

Check back here for weekly updates.

Fryeburg

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.

Lewiston

New mobile vaccine clinicThe 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.

RELATED: Mobile vaccine clinic to launch in Lewiston Friday

Norway

MaineHealth's vaccine clinic at Stephens Memorial Hospital’s Ripley Medical Office Building193 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.

Check back here for weekly updates.

Portland

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.

The Expo is offering the Pfizer vaccine, so those age 16 and older can walk-in or make an appointment. Click here to make an appointment online, or call 207-204-8551.

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.

Presque Isle 

Northern Light Health Clinic at Northern Maine Community College 

May 6: 8 a.m. – 10:55 am.

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Rockland

MaineHealth's vaccine clinic in RocklandWalk-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.

Check back here for weekly updates.

Sanford

MaineHealth's vaccine clinic in SanfordWalk-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. 

  • 5/11
  • 5/13
  • 5/18
  • 5/20
  • 5/25
  • 5/27

MaineHealth said additional clinic dates will be announced.

Scarborough

MaineHealth's mass vaccination site at Scarborough DownsWalk-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.

Check back here for weekly updates.

South Portland

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. 

RELATED: MaineHealth announces new vaccine scheduling options, including walk-ins

Westbrook

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.