Update on Grant County COVID-19 vaccine eligibility

GRANT COUNTY – Governor Brown recently  announced some expansions to vaccine eligibility. According to a release from the Grant County Health Department, beginning today, people age 16 and older who have at least one underlying health condition; frontline workers and the people they live with; and people living in multigenerational households will become eligible.

Also, Oregon has expanded the list of underlying health conditions. Currently this affects people ages 45-64. Get full details here: https://go.usa.gov/xHxPJ

The Health Department wrote, “If you would like to receive the vaccine, please contact us to be put on our vaccine list. Please send an email to vaccine@ccsemail.org. This is our preferred route to sign people up on the vaccine list. When you send an email, simply let us know that you are interested in receiving the vaccine. Please provide your name, date of birth, phone number, mailing address and any chronic health conditions. You will receive a confirmation email back within 48 hours.

If indicating interest through email is not possible, you can call the GCHD at 541-575-0429 or Strawberry Wilderness Clinic at 541-575-0404 and asked to be placed on the COVID-19

vaccine list.”