Greene County COVID-19 Vaccine Update

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UPDATE on January 11, 2021 – The Greene County Department of Public Health thanks you for your interest in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Unfortunately, we are currently booked to capacity for the next 2 weeks for COVID-19 vaccination appointments. A waitlist is now being made for those persons 75 years of age or older that have not yet been scheduled for an appointment. If you were previously instructed to wait 2-3 weeks to call back for an appointment please call The Greene County Department of Public Health back to be placed on the waitlist.
We thank you for your patience with us at this time as we continuously work to improve this process and provide the vaccine to those who are currently eligible according to the state’s vaccination plan. You may receive a busy signal when calling our office due to the high call volume, but please be sure to call us back and try again so we can take your request.
Vaccine is limited, but we are hopeful that supply will continue to increase. Our main goal is to vaccinate everyone who is interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as quickly and efficiently as possible. Greene County is continuing to monitor the situation and its impact on our community. New information will be shared as necessary. Residents who feel they are in need of COVID-19 testing, can go to the Farmers Market on Mondays from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Greene County Department of Public Health COVID-19 updates will appear on our website at www.greenecountync.gov/health and our Facebook page @greenecountydepartmentofpublichealth. For more information on COVID-19, please visit the NC Department of Health and Human Services website at https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/ and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at https://www.cdc.gov/.

 

 

UPDATE on January 5, 2021 – The Greene County Department of Public Health is now scheduling appointments for Phase 1b, Group 1 who are 75 years and older and wish to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccination appointments for persons 75 and older will now be available Monday – Friday.

Vaccinations will be administered by appointment at the Greene County Department of Public Health. No walk-ins will be accepted at this time.

The Greene County Department of Public Health also continues to vaccinate those in Phase 1a which includes healthcare workers working with COVID-19 patients, healthcare workers administering vaccines, as well as long-term care staff and residents. If you fall into Phase 1a or Phase 1b – Group 1 (which consist of persons 75 years of age or older) please call 252-747-8181 to make an appointment. Due to the anticipated call volume, please call back if you receive a busy signal.

Greene County Department of Public Health is following the guidance from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) for distribution and vaccine order. In accordance with this guidance we will not be vaccinating persons outside of Phase 1a and Phase1b – Group 1 at this time due to limited vaccines.

We ask for the public’s patience as we navigate this vaccination rollout. Please know you have a spot to get your shot. To learn where you fall in the vaccination plan please visit YourSpotYourShot.nc.gov

Greene County Department of Public Health will follow the state’s vaccination plan as they approve other groups and phases to be vaccinated. COVID-19 updates will appear on our website at www.greenecountync.gov and our Facebook page @greenecountydepartmentofpublichealth. For more information on COVID-19, please visit the NC Department of Health and Human Services website at https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/

 

 

 

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