Lex Med changes COVID-19 vaccine and testing sites

In response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, Lexington Medical Center is making changes to its COVID-19 vaccine and testing sites.

Effective September 7, the vaccine clinic will move to Brookland Baptist Church, located at 1066 Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia. The vaccine clinic hours will be Monday – Friday from 8 am – 6 pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 1 pm – 4 pm. Walk-ins are welcome. Visit LexMed.com/Covid for details.

Lexington Medical Center’s drive-thru COVID-19 testing site will remain at 139 Summerplace Drive in West Columbia. Effective September 7, its hours will be Monday – Friday from 8 am – 2:30 pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 am – 2:30 pm Appointments are required for testing. Schedule an appointment at LexMed.com/CovidTest.

Lexington Medical Center encourages all eligible individuals to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine is safe and effective. To date, Lexington Medical Center has administered nearly 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines in our community. Lexington Medical Center is thankful for the support it has received as it works to keep our community healthy and safe.

Lexington Medical Center is a 557-bed hospital in West Columbia, South Carolina. It anchors a health care network that includes three community medical centers and employs a staff of more than 7,800 health care professionals. The network includes a cardiovascular program recognized by the American College of Cardiology as South Carolina’s first HeartCARE Center. The network also has an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and 70 physician practices. Lexington Medical Center operates one of the busiest Emergency departments in South Carolina, treating nearly 100,000 patients each year. The hospital delivers more than 4,000 babies each year and performs more than 25,000 surgeries.