The University of Maine at Farmington plans to host a public walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at 274 Front St. for individuals 18 and older. Vaccines are provided at no cost.

Details for those getting the vaccine:

• Everyone entering should wear a mask and be screened for symptoms. Once inside they’ll be given a hospital mask to wear.

• Bring a form of identification and an insurance card, though the latter is not required.

• Those getting vaccinated will need to wait 15 to 30 minutes after the shot before leaving; the entire process should take about 40 minutes.

• Individuals will receive the Moderna vaccine, which requires two doses. A second appointment will be made for June 5 at the same location.

• Those experiencing a fever, cough, or shortness of breath should not go to the clinic.

The vaccines are being administered by NorthStar EMS, Maine Emergency Medical Services, and Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County.

For more information, call Jill Gray, communications and public affairs manager for Franklin Community Health Network, at 207-779-2555.

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