COVID-19 Vaccination Update (4/6/21)

Eligibility in the state for the COVID-19 vaccine is now open to all those age 16 and older. Please be aware that only the Pfizer vaccine is approved for those age 16 to 18 years old so be sure to check which vaccine brand is being given when making an appointment for someone in that age group. 

A rise in COVID-19 cases this spring underscores the importance of vaccinating as many adults as possible to curb the impact of the pandemic in our communities. We invite anyone interested in scheduling a vaccine to sign up or login to MyChart and complete our questionnaire. While the questionnaire does not guarantee an appointment, it does let us know of your interest in receiving it. If appointments open at any of our locations, you may be notified to schedule your vaccination. 

As we closely monitor the current COVID-19 situation, it’s important to note that all three vaccines appear to be effective against multiple strains of COVID-19, including the newer B.1.1.7 variant. The vaccine not only helps protect from infection, but vaccinated people who do become infected are far less likely to be seriously ill and require hospitalization. 

The latest statistics also highlight the importance of continuing to follow all CDC COVID-19 precautions including appropriate masking, maintaining physical distancing (at least 6 feet apart) and practicing excellent hand hygiene – all steps that can help prevent another surge as we head into the spring and summer. 

Here is an update on the number of doses each of our sites received this week and that location’s outreach:  

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