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A COVID-19 vaccination event is scheduled for Friday April 2 from 10-3 p.m. at the Madison Civic Center.

Through a partnership of Boone Memorial Hospital, The Boone County Health Department, Hygeia, Family Care and Southern West Virginia Health System among other local agencies, the Moderna vaccine will be offered to walk-in patients on a "first come, first serve" basis. Preregistration is not required.

According to organizers, 350 doses are available for distribution on this date. Recipients must be a West Virginia resident, produce a valid picture ID and be at least 18 year-old.

A booster shot will be given at a later date which will be communicated to patients on Friday.

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