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Student Health Services at Moffitt Health Center

COVID-19 Vaccination Updates

Last update: May 16, 2022

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Proof of Vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Numbers

COVID-19 Vaccine Availability at MHC

Mississippi State Department of Health Guidelines

Proof of Vaccination

Needing to prove your vaccinated but not sure what you did with your vaccination card? We may can help! 

If you received your COVID vaccines through our clinic and are a student or employee with access to the patient portal, you can utilize that service to access a record of your vaccines through us. The portal is accessible 24/7. 

Portal Step by Step 

    1. Log in using your SOAR credentials.
    2. Click on "Immunization and Lab History"
    3. Select "Immun. History" - your records will download as a PDF automatically. 

If you received your COVID vaccines through drive-thru sites, pharmacies, or other medical providers, or do not have access to our patient portal, we encourage you to visit the resource provided by the Mississippi State Department of Health. Using the link below, you will be able to access and register for MyIR and then locate your records. A step by step process is also detailed on the MyIR page. Note: You may experience a delay from when you register with MyIR and when you can access your records. Please make a point to plan ahead for any potential delays. 

MyIR: Get Immunization Records and Forms Online

COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Numbers

Spring 2022 (Since January 2)

  • Total First Doses Given: 62
  • Total Second Doses Given: 50
  • Total 3rd/Booster Doses: 405

COVID Vaccines Administered Through Moffitt Health Center in 2022

COVID Vaccinces Administered at MHC in Spring of 2022

2021 Overview

COVID Vaccines Administered Through Moffitt Health Center in 2021

Fall 2021 (August 8 - December 22)

  • Total First Doses Given: 592
  • Total Second Doses Given: 713
  • Total Booster Doses: 503

COVID Vaccinces Administered at MHC in Fall of 2021

Summer 2021 (May 9 - August 7)

  • Total First Doses Given: 338
  • Total Second Doses Given: 250

COVID Vaccinces Administered at MHC in Summer of 2021

Spring 2021 (March 15 - May 7)

  • Total First Doses Given: 1,633
  • Total Second Doses Given: 1,541

COVID Vaccines Administered at Moffitt Health Center in Spring 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Availability at MHC

At this time, Moffitt Health Center is currently able to provide the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to all USM employees, students, and dependents who meet the Mississippi Department of Health’s current eligibility criteria.

Things to Consider Prior to Vaccination

Do NOT schedule a vaccine appointment if: 

      • You are feeling sick or have symptoms of COVID-19. 
      • You have had a close contact exposure (CCE) within the last 14 days. 
      • You have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days. 
      • You have received another vaccine within the last 14 days. 
      • You received passive antibody therapy in the last 90 days. 
      • You have a history of a severe allergic reaction to any vaccine or medication. 
      • You have a history of dermal fillers. 
      • You have received a COVID-19 vaccine at another location.

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is available for those age 12 and older

Do NOT get this vaccine if you had a severe allergic reaction after a previous dose of this vaccine or if you had a severe allergic reaction to any ingredient of this vaccine.

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is a 2 shot series, meaning you will receive 2 doses

Doses are given 3 weeks (21 days) apart. Both doses are required to complete the series and for maximum protection. 

Vaccine efficacy of 95% after 2 doses.

On the Day of Your Scheduled Vaccine

    • Self-monitor for any potential COVID symptoms. If you are experiencing symptoms, please call ahead of time to cancel your appointment. 
    • Wear a shirt that will allow easy access to your upper arm. Your shot will be injected into your deltoid. 
    • Be prepared to wait a minimum of 15 minutes after you receive your vaccine. 

Scheduling an Appointment

Appointments MUST be made in advance.

Employees and Students: 1st dose, 2nd dose, 3rd dose, and booster dose appointments can be made via Moffitt Health Center's online health portal or via phone at 601.266.5390. Appointments for dependents must be made via phone call.

USM Affiliate Employees: Appointments must be made via phone call. 

    • Hattiesburg Location: 601.266.5390

MHC Online Health Portal Step by Step

    1. Sign in with W# and SOAR password
    2. Click the link to schedule your COVID-19 vaccine appointment
    3. Select Location - <Hattiesburg COVID-19 vaccine>
    4. Choose your Date
    5. Choose your Reason For Visit - <COVID-19 Vaccine 1st shot>
    6.  Search
    7. Select your preferred time (if no times are available please search another day)
    8. Choose COVID-19 nurse as the provider
    9. Confirm

You'll then receive a confirmation notification with directions.

Further Updates

As things develop and change in regard to vaccine access at our clinic, we will be sure to share updates with the campus community. Thank you for doing your part to keep yourself and others protected and well during this time!

Mississippi State Department of Health Guidelines

Who Is Currently Eligible for Vaccination in Mississippi

Mississippians Ages 5 and Older Are Eligible for Vaccination

If you are 5 or older, you can be vaccinated at any free vaccination site at no cost, or at a local vaccination provider such as a doctor's office or pharmacy. (A parent or guardian must accompany minors to their vaccination.)

COVID-19 vaccinations are provided to Mississippi residents only, or to out-of-state residents who work in Mississippi.

  • NOTE: If you have had severe reactions from previous vaccines or injectable medications, please consult with your doctor or a private medical provider about vaccination, rather than visiting an MSDH vaccination site.

Who Should Be Vaccinated

  • Persons aged 5 and older can receive COVID-19 vaccines. Booster and third doses are available for qualifying adults 18 and older. 
  • Pregnant women, lactating women and those who are immunocompromised may take the vaccine; however, consultation with your healthcare provider is recommended.
  • You can be vaccinated if you have tested positive for COVID-19 if you wait until your isolation period is over and your symptoms have significantly improved.

Who Should Not Be Vaccinated

  • You should not receive COVID-19 vaccine if you have had severe reactions from previous vaccines or injectable medications.

Booster Dose

Adults 18 and over are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine booster doses.

  • Boosters are especially recommended for those who are 65 or older, or with ongoing medical problems.

Pfizer and Moderna
If your second dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine was at least 5 months ago and you are 18 or older, you are eligible for a booster dose.

Johnson & Johnson
If you were vaccinated with Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine at least two months ago and you are 18 or older, you are eligible for a booster.

Mixing vaccine types: Eligible individuals may receive a booster dose of any of type of COVID-19 vaccine currently available: Moderna, Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson.

Getting a Booster Dose

  • Booster vaccinations are free of charge.
  • Check with your doctor, a pharmacy, or other vaccination provider about getting a COVID-19 booster dose. Find a vaccination provider »
  • Booster doses are also available at county health departments. Use the online scheduler below, or call the Mississippi COVID-19 Hotline at 877-978-6453 for assistance.

Third Dose

A third dose of COVID-19 vaccine can provide added protection if you have a medical condition that affects your immune system and you are at high risk for developing more serious illness from COVID-19.

Third vaccine doses are available only for those who received Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, and whose last shot was at least 4 weeks ago.

Consult your doctor or a health care provider. They can evaluate your health status and determine whether you need an additional vaccination dose. If you do, they will provide the vaccination.

Hours 

Fall and Spring Semesters

Monday-Wednesday:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 

*Pharmacy opens at 9 a.m. Monday - Friday*

Semester Breaks and Summer

Clinic and Pharmacy
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - Noon, 1 p.m - 4 p.m.

Contact Us

Student Health Services at Moffitt Health Center
Scott Hall
118 College Drive Box #5066
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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Phone
601.266.5390

Fax
601.266.4205