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FAYETTEVILLE – April 13, 2021 – Following new guidance from the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cape Fear Valley Health is cancelling this week’s two scheduled walk-in clinics for the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. The health system’s other vaccine clinics, which offer the Pfizer and the Moderna vaccines, remain open and are taking appointments.

“While the CDC and FDA monitor this evolving concern, out of an abundance of caution, we are pausing the two Johnson and Johnson clinics that we had scheduled for this week,” said Vice President of Professional Services at Cape Fear Valley Health Chris Tart, PharmD. “This has no effect on our other clinics offering the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

The full schedule of Cape Fear Valley Health’s vaccine clinics can be found at www.capefearvalley.com/covid19.

Media contact for Cape Fear Valley: Chaka Jordan, 910-615-6098 or cgjordan@capefearvalley.com.

About Cape Fear Valley Health System

Cape Fear Valley is an 830-bed, 8-hospital regional health system, the 8th largest in North Carolina, with more than 1 million inpatient and outpatients annually. A private not-for-profit organization with 7,000 employees and 850 physicians, it includes Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital, Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center, Behavioral Health Care, Bladen County Hospital, Hoke Hospital, Health Pavilion North, Health Pavilion Hoke and Harnett Health. For more information, visit www.CapeFearValley.com.