Coronavirus: Clark County still has 300+ vaccination appointments available this week

Judy Livingston gets a senior a COVID vaccine shot on Jan. 19. BILL LACKEY/STAFF
Judy Livingston gets a senior a COVID vaccine shot on Jan. 19. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

Credit: Bill Lackey

Credit: Bill Lackey

The Clark County Combined Health District still has 340 vaccination appointments available for this week, according to the health district.

Individuals who are 65 and older, or who are developmentally or intellectually disabled and have a qualifying health conditions, qualify for the vaccine.

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Qualifying health conditions include cerebral palsy; spina bifida; severe congenital heart disease requiring hospitalization within the past year; severe type 1 diabetes requiring hospitalization within the past year; inherited metabolic disorders including phenylketonuria; severe neurological disorders including epilepsy, hydrocephaly, and microcephaly; severe genetic disorders including Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Turner syndrome, and muscular dystrophy; severe lung disease, including asthma requiring hospitalization within the past year, and cystic fibrosis; sickle cell anemia; and alpha and beta-thalassemia; and solid organ transplant patients.

To schedule an appointment with the health district, residents can contact 937-717-2439 or go the CCCHD’s website at ccchd.com.

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