Owensboro Well being introduced this week that it will start registering anybody ages 16 and older for COVID-19 vaccination appointments.
Advertising Coordinator Brian Hamby stated the well being system will nonetheless proceed prioritizing tiers 1A, 1B and 1C, which embrace well being care staff, schooling and daycare personnel, first responders, important staff and people ages 60 plus.
Nonetheless, Hamby stated, OH will start scheduling anybody ages 16 and older and from any further tiers relying on out there vaccine doses and open appointments.
Primarily based on communication with state authorities, Hamby stated OH anticipates opening vaccinations by way of its well being care system to everybody sooner or later in April.
“We encourage everybody to enroll now,” he stated.
OH is at present receiving 2,340 doses of the Pfizer vaccine weekly, in addition to 300 Moderna doses for OH Muhlenberg Neighborhood Hospital and 300 Moderna doses for OH Twin Lakes Regional Well being Middle in Leitchfield. The well being care system administered its 50,000th vaccination final week. It started administering COVID-19 vaccines on Christmas Eve, in keeping with Dr. Michael Kelley, vice chairman of medical affairs.
As soon as people add their identify to the ready record, OH will attain out through electronic mail, textual content message or cellphone name to start setting an appointment date.