Benton County Emergency Management host vaccine clinic at First Friday

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BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Those who attended First Friday in Bentonville had the opportunity to participate in a COVID-19 vaccine clinic.

Benton County Emergency Management hosted the clinic today with Collier Drug and Downtown Bentonville, Inc.

Officials put on the event in light of the COVID-19 vaccine being open to anyone ages 16 and up.

Attendees could receive either their first or second dose of the vaccine for free.

Michael waddle, director of Benton County Emergency Management said, “We just thought this would be a good opportunity to give the vaccine out at First Friday. Surprisingly, we have had a pretty decent turnout.”

If you’re a business owner and want to host a vaccine clinic for your employees, waddle encourages you to reach out to the bentonville division of safety.

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