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Jackson opens online vaccine registration

A new online portal now allows people to schedule themselves for COVID-19 vaccine appointments through the Jackson County Department of Public Health.

JCDPH is currently scheduling appointments for groups one through three. These include health care workers, long-term care staff and residents, adults 65 and older, and frontline essential workers.

The agency had been working since December to offer vaccines to people in Group 1 and Group 2 and has now successfully exhausted its pre-registration list.

To schedule an appointment online, visit www.pickatime.com/jacksonvaccine. Appointment slots are updated weekly, so if no appointments are available, check back later. Other local health care providers are also offering vaccines. To find one near you, visit www.myspot.nc.gov/.

Those who don’t have internet or need help making an appointment can call the Jackson County Emergency Operations Center at 828.631.HELP. Para español, llama 828.587.8227.

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