How to get vaccinated in Oxford
Upcoming FREE vaccination events
This free vaccination event is open to anyone over the age of 18 and staffed by University Health Services employees. No appointment needed.
During select Orientation dates, the university is offering the single-dose Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine FREE for faculty, staff, graduate students, undergraduate students and the families of those in the university community ages 18 and up, on the University of Mississippi, Oxford campus, while supplies last. No appointment is necessary. Email email@example.com for questions.
Faculty, staff, students and families may walk up without an appointment to the Student Union, room 332 on one of the dates below to receive the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
On-campus Johnson & Johnson free vaccine clinics
All Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinics will be in Student Union room 332.
Wednesday, June 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wednesday, June 16, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Friday, June 18, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Monday, June 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Please print these two medical paperwork forms to fill out and bring with you to your on-campus vaccination:
Off-campus vaccination sites
Those who prefer a two-dose vaccine may use the resources below to find a first-dose appointment in Oxford.
- MSDH COVID-19 Vaccination Drive-Through Scheduler application (free vaccines)
- COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center, 877-978-6453 or 601-965-4071 (free vaccines), or
- Local Vaccination Providers
Places to get vaccinated in Oxford:
Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi Hospital/Clinic
1100 Belk Blvd.
Call 662-636-4353 to make an appointment.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about getting a vaccination appointment in Oxford. If you received your first dose at the on-campus vaccination site and need to make a change to your second dose appointment, please reply to the confirmation email you received when scheduling your first appointment. For more information about appointments on campus, see the vaccination appointment FAQ page.
Requesting a replacement vaccination card
Frequently Asked Questions
Can someone be required to disclose their vaccination status?
Current guidance considers an individual’s vaccination status protected personal information. As a result, individuals should not be asked about vaccination status. The university continues to encourage everyone on campus to follow protocols for the spaces in which they work or study to prevent the virus from spreading. If the protocols for a particular space are unclear, please email email@example.com. University officials will continue to follow developments and guidance on vaccination status and disclosure.
What is the current status of vaccine rollout in Mississippi?
Currently, all Mississippians ages 16 and above are eligible to schedule appointments at MSDH COVID-19 vaccination clinics throughout the state.
How is the university managing vaccines on campus?
The university has assembled a Vaccine Distribution and Administration Task Force, which will develop a strategy to provide ample opportunities for faculty, staff, and students of the university to be immunized using the supply of vaccines provided by the Mississippi Department of Health.
How will the campus be notified of vaccine updates and availability?
Any updates or new information will be pushed out through normal UM communications, and you can also check out this page dedicated to our vaccine rollout plan. As with everything during the pandemic, information is constantly and rapidly changing, and we are doing our best to adapt and keep our community informed.
Does it cost anything to get the COVID-19 vaccine?
The COVID-19 vaccine is free for both insured and uninsured people.
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MS State Department of Health Resources
UM Medical Center Resources
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- How CDC Is Making COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendations
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