The city of Rocky Mount continues to prioritize the safety and well-being of its citizens. To assist with COVID-19 vaccination opportunities, the city’s Tar River Transit service is offering free rides to those with scheduled appointments to “drive-up” sites.
Transportation is available from 8am-5pm (Monday-Saturday) to vaccination sites located in Nash and Edgecombe counties. Citizens who are interested in transportation to and from vaccination sites may call Tar River Transit at 252-972-1174, 252-972-1514, 252-972-1515, 252-972-1516, or 252-972-1517.
All appointments may be scheduled the day before the trip. Healthcare facilities may also call and schedule transportation on behalf of their patients. Free rides will be available until at least June 30, 2021.
Visit tarrrivertransit.org regarding more information about general routes and services.
The city of Rocky Mount, located in the Coastal Plains of North Carolina, was incorporated in 1867 and lies in Edgecombe and Nash Counties. The city’s mission is to advance community well-being, safety and quality of life by delivering excellent public services and actively collaborating with the community towards a fulfilling and inspired future for its citizens.
Covid-19 Vaccination Links
Be sure to schedule and receive an appointment confirmation for a drive-up site before calling Tar River Transit for a ride.
- NC Department of Health and Human Services (schedule and wait-list appointments) — covid19.ncdhhs.gov/vaccines/find-your-spot-take-your-shot
- Edgecombe County Covid-19 information and vaccine hotline number — www.edgecombecountync.gov/covid-19/covid-19_vaccine.php
- Nash County Covid-19 information and registration link — nashcountync.gov/731/COVID-19-Information
Source: Jessie Nunery, City of Rocky Mount
Ed. Note: Links added by editor. KW