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Livingston DOH to offer COVID-19 vaccination clinics for residents in Phase 1A

Prioritized populations in Phase 1A can be vaccinated

Staff reports

MOUNT MORRIS — The Livingston County Department of Health (LCDOH) has received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to be given to individuals in Phase 1A of New York State’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program, the county announced. 

The prioritized populations in Phase 1A include:

All outpatient/ambulatory front-line, high-risk health care workers of any age who provide direct in-person patient care, or other staff in a position in which they have direct contact with patients (i.e., intake staff). 

This includes, but is not limited to, individuals who work in private medical practices; hospital-affiliated medical practices; public health clinics; specialty medical practices of all types; dental practices of all types; dialysis workers; diagnostic and treatment centers; occupational therapists; physical therapists; speech therapists; phlebotomists; behavioral health workers; and student health workers;

All front-line, high-risk public health workers who have direct contact with patients, including those conducting COVID-19 tests, those handling COVID-19 lab specimens and COVID-19 vaccinations;

Home care workers and aides, hospice workers, personal care aides, and consumer-directed personal care workers; and

Staff and residents of nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, and adult care facilities.

Beginning Jan. 6, LCDOH COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be held Mondays – Fridays, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the auditorium located at 1 Murray Hill Drive in Mount Morris. These clinics are currently for all those listed in Phase 1A. There will be no out-of-pocket expenses to be vaccinated. Bring a photo ID and proof of employment. Visit the Livingston County COVID-19 Vaccine Information webpage to schedule an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccination. You must have an appointment. No walk-ins.

If you have a fever, cough or trouble breathing, call your health care provider for an assessment of your symptoms. If you feel as though you may have had exposure to COVID-19, call LCDOH at 585-243-7270. Call 1-877-280-6775 if you would like general information on COVID-19 or to learn how to volunteer. Livingston County Mental Health has created a help line for community members who need someone to talk to during these stressful times. This is a free and confidential service. Call 585-243-7251, Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.