Health and Wellness

COVID-19 Vaccine Center Ready at SMU

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The Dr. Bob Smith Health Center is prepared with the infrastructure, staff, and registration process to vaccinate SMU community members as soon as they receive their first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Diane Melcher, RN, MSN describes the university’s efforts to make the process go as smoothly as possible for those eligible for the vaccine. The vaccine tent located in the quad behind the health center will be able to vaccinate up to 200 people per day, with help from SMU staff and other licensed nurses and physicians. As soon as Texas fulfills SMU’s requests, eligible members will be able to register on a first-come, first-serve basis to receive the vaccine.

The vaccine center will operate along with the health center for those members of the SMU community who will be in the DFW area beyond the spring semester. More details regarding vaccine registration will be sent out via email when supplies from the state become available.

Editor’s note: Here is a list of testing locations on and around SMU’s campus, written by Julia Fox.

While we patiently await the arrival of the vaccines at SMU, we want to make sure that the Mustangs know where they can get tested for COVID-19 if they have been exposed or are experiencing symptoms. Here is a list of testing locations on and around campus:

1. SMU Dr. Bob Smith Health Center

To make an appointment, call 214-768-2141.

2. Curative Kiosk

In addition to the Dr. Bob Smith Health Center, SMU students can also get tested at the curative kiosk located in front of the Dedman Life Science Building. It is open seven days a week, but appointments are required.

3. Sinai Urgent Care

3414 Milton Ave · In Snider Plaza · (469) 522-3995 · Appointment required

4. CVS Pharmacy

Many CVS locations offer COVID-19 testing, including the Mockingbird Lane location.

3012 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX – 75205 · Appointment required

5. CareNow Urgent Care

CareNow Urgent Care has locations on Greenville and Knox Henderson. Neither location requires an appointment.

6. PrimaCare Medical Center

6350 E Mockingbird Ln · Appointment not required

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