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COVID-19 Vaccination (Who Should Consider The Vaccine)

  • Who should register now?  Everyone. 
  • Who is being called to get vaccines now?  People in groups 1A and 1B. 
    • Paid and unpaid workers in hospital settings working directly with patients who are positive or at high risk for COVID-19. Such as but not limited to:
    • Physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and other support staff (custodial staff, etc.)
    • Additional clinical staff providing supporting laboratory, pharmacy, diagnostic and/or rehabilitation services
    • Others having direct contact with patients or infectious materials
    • Long-term care staff working directly with vulnerable residents. Includes:
    • Direct care providers at nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and state supported living centers
    • Physicians, nurses, personal care assistants, custodial, food service staff
    • EMS providers who engage in 9-1-1 emergency services like pre-hospital care and transport
    • Home health care workers, including hospice care, who directly interface with vulnerable and high-risk patients
    • Residents of long-term care facilities
    • Staff in outpatient care settings who interact with symptomatic        patients. Such as but not limited to:
    • Physicians, nurses, and other support staff (custodial staff, etc.)
    • Clinical staff providing diagnostic, laboratory, and/or rehabilitation services
    • Non-9-1-1 transport for routine care
    • Healthcare workers in corrections and detention facilities
    • Direct care staff in freestanding emergency medical care facilities and urgent care clinics
    • Community pharmacy staff who may provide direct services to clients, including vaccination or testing for individuals who may have COVID
    • Public health and emergency response staff directly involved in administration of COVID testing and vaccinations
    • Last responders who provide mortuary or death services to decedents with COVID-19. Includes:
      • Embalmers and funeral home workers who have direct contact with decedents
      • Medical examiners and other medical certifiers who have direct contact with decedents

    • School nurses who provide health care to students and teachers
    • People 65 years of age and older 
    • People 16 years of age and older with at least one chronic medical condition that puts them at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19, such as but not limited to:
      • Cancer
      • Chronic kidney disease
      • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
      • Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease or cardiomyopathies
      • Solid organ transplantation
      • Obesity and severe obesity (body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or higher)
      • Pregnancy
      • Sickle cell disease
      • Type 2 diabetes mellitus

    • 1A, first tier includes
    • 1A, second tier includes
    • 1B
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COVID-19 Vaccines

Dr. Jamacia Chapple shares important information regarding COVID-19 vaccines on behalf of the MOBC health task force.

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Mental Health Wellness

Dr. Jamacia Chapple shares important information regarding mental health.