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What We Know About COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution

Tryon Medical is no longer offering first dose appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations. Those who received their first dose with us should keep their second dose appointment as scheduled.



If you have not yet received a COVID-19 vaccine, please get it where you can as soon as you can!

Atrium Health
Please note you will need to create a MyAtrium account.


Novant Health
Please note you will need to create a Novant MyChart account.

Mecklenburg County Public Health
980-314-9400, Choose Option 3

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

Union County Public Health


Where We Are Now

More than 70,000 people volunteered in clinical trials for two vaccines (Pfizer and Moderna, for which Tryon Medical participated in the study) to see if they are safe and work to prevent COVID illness. Volunteers included Black/African American, Hispanic/LatinX, Asians and others. All vaccines are very effective in preventing COVID-19 with no serious safety concerns noted in the clinical trials. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) makes sure the vaccines are safe and can prevent people from getting COVID-19. Like all drugs, vaccine safety continues to be monitored after they are in use.

You cannot get COVID-19 from the vaccine. You may have temporary reactions like a sore arm, headache or feeling tired and achy for a day or two after receiving the vaccine.

Take your shot at no cost. The COVID-19 vaccine will be available for free, whether or not you have insurance.

Learn more in our COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs.

Finding Your Spot for the Shot

North Carolina Residents

As of April 7, 2021, North Carolina moved statewide vaccination eligibility to Group 5. This means all NC residents aged 16 and older are eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more at the NC Department of Health and Human Services website or click here to find a vaccine provider.

South Carolina Residents

As of March 31, 2021, South Carolina moved statewide vaccination to Phase 2. This means all SC residents aged 16 and older are eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more at the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control or click here to find a vaccine provider.



What We Can All Do Now

Exercise the power you already have to fight COVID-19:
  • Do not let your guard down. Wear your mask, wash your hands and socially distance.
  • Prioritize your wellness. Do not cancel your existing medical appointments.
  • Avoid large gatherings and limit celebrations to those in your immediate household.

Refer to our COVID-19 Information Hub at tryonmed.com/covid-19 for news and resources that will help keep your family safe. Stay connected to us, and to your care. Never forget we’re with you every step of the way.