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Posted on: January 8, 2021

MESSAGE FROM DPH AND CRMC CONCERNING COVID-19 VACCINE PHASE 1a EXPANSION

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Phase 1a of the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out has been expanded. If you fit the below Phase 1a criteria and would like to be vaccinated, please use one of the two vaccination call center (beginning Friday at 7:30 am) to make an appointment. There will be no out-of-pocket costs to those being vaccinated. We ask for your patience as we expect a high number of calls with this expansion to the public.

The vaccination will be processed at two different locations by two providers:
-The Dept of Public will be administering the vaccine on Monday’s and Wednesday’s at the Coffee County Health Dept located at 1111 W. Baker Hwy. 
-Coffee Regional Medical Center will be administering the vaccine on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at the Central Square Complex Gym A awning located at 200 S. Madison Ave.
Expanded Phase 1a group includes:
1.  Healthcare workers in clinical settings (e.g., nurses, physicians, EMS, laboratory technicians, environmental services
2. Staff and residents of long-term care facilities
3. All law enforcement and fire personnel (including volunteer departments)
4. Adults aged 65 and older (and their caregivers as applicable)
Appointments will be scheduled on weekdays by the appropriate call center:
-Dept. of Public Health – 1-855-473-4374
-Coffee Regional Medical Center – (912) 720-8306
            Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm.
            Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
To find out more, please visit the below websites:
-Coffee Regional Medical Center -  www.coffeeregional.org/coronavirus and look under the COVID-19 Vaccine section, or
Thank you all for your support as health system continues to expand the vaccination efforts. We hope you will share this information with your coworkers, church members, family members, etc. It is our pleasure to be your healthcare provider, and we look forward to better days to come as we look to the future.