COVID-19 VACCINES

Vaccination Clinic at the North Carolina Zoo to Bring Summer Back; offering free Johnson & Johnson (ages 18 and older) or Pfizer vaccine (for ages 12 and older). No ID required. Participants may receive first or second (if eligible) Pfizer vaccination or Johnson & Johnson vaccination

First clinic:

  • Thursday, May 20 - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Friday, May 21 - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 22 - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Second Clinic:

  • Friday, June 11 - 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 12 - 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 13 - 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Go online to register now at StarMed.care or register by phone 980.445.9818

No out-of-pocket cost.

Vaccinations at:

North America Parking Lot D
North Carolina Zoo
4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro
N.C. 27205

Receive 1 FREE ZOO TICKET with your vaccination for a future Zoo visit. Reservations required for Zoo Admission. Free Zoo ticket may not be used for a refund with an existing reservation. If capacity permits, free tickets can be used on day of receipt on a walk-in basis. Zoo ticket valid through December 31, 2021.

FAQs

StarMed is the medical provider running the clinic, in collaboration with Randolph County Health Department, Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, of which the Zoo is a division.

The Zoo currently requires a reservation to enter. If the Zoo is not sold out, we will be able to accommodate your entry with the free Zoo ticket. Otherwise, we request that you make plans to return to the Zoo (using advance reservations if this is required at that time).

Yes, this is open to everyone above the age of 12 (Pfizer vaccine is available for those 12 and older; Johnson & Johnson vaccine is available for those 18 and older).

No, walk-ins are welcome. You can also make reservations at https://starmed.care/

No, ID’s are not required and no insurance card is necessary.

A free Zoo ticket will be issued when a participant receives a vaccine. If you get the Pfizer vaccine, you will get the ticket upon the first shot if given at the Zoo’s clinic. If you had the first Pfizer shot at another clinic and are eligible for the second shot and wish to get it at the Zoo’s clinic, you will also get a free Zoo ticket.

Yes, second doses of the Pfizer vaccine can be administered at this clinic.

12 years and older are approved to get the Pfizer vaccine; 18 and older are approved to get the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

You may enter the Zoo with your reservation, and if you feel unwell, please return to the clinic area.

The Zoo currently requires a reservation to enter. If the Zoo is not sold out, we will be able to accommodate your entry with the free Zoo ticket. Otherwise, we request that you make plans to return to the Zoo.

This is a walk-in clinic, not a drive-through. You will need to park in the Zoo’s parking lot to walk into the tented clinic. The clinic will be held in the North America parking lot, Lot D.