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Jackson updates vaccine registration process

Vaccine recipients wait for the 15-minute observation period required during a clinic for first responders Jan. 15. Vaccine recipients wait for the 15-minute observation period required during a clinic for first responders Jan. 15.

A new vaccine pre-registration process is in effect at the Jackson County Department of Public Health, which is currently vaccinating Group 1 and 2 — healthcare workers and those 65 and older.

 

  • If you are in Group 1 or 2 and have already pre-registered, a JCDPH staff member will call you to confirm your appointment.  This may take weeks as appointment slots are based on our very limited vaccine supply.  Please be patient.
  • If you are in Group 1 or 2 and have not pre-registered, please call 828.631.HELP.  A staff member will be able to assist you and confirm your pre-registration.
  • If you are in Group 1 or 2 and are unsure if you have pre-registered, please call 828631.HELP.  A staff member will be able to assist you and confirm your pre-registration.

The online pre-registration link is no longer active. It may reopen when the department moves on to additional groups.

“It is important for our community to know that our vaccination plan will take months — not weeks — to roll out,” reads a health department press release. “We’re asking for patience from our friends, families and neighbors. We’re offering limited appointments each week and will add more appointments as we get more supply. Until then, let’s do what we know works—wash your hands, wait 6 feet apart, and wear a face mask.”

For updates and timely information, visit http://health.jacksonnc.org/covid19 or read the COVID-19 Vaccine at JCDPH FAQ at https://tinyurl.com/COVID19VaxFAQJacksonCounty.

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