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Douglas County Health Department launches 65-plus vaccine notification site – KETV Omaha

The Douglas County Health Department has launched a website for people 65 and older who want to know when the COVID-19 vaccine is available for them. Those in that group should visit the DCHD website and search for the button on the home page that says “COVID-19 Vaccine Sign-Up List.””A soft launch over the weekend saw nearly 1,900 find the site and add their names. Those individuals do not need to sign up again,” the release says. “Putting your name on the list only confirms you will be informed when the vaccine becomes available. It is not an appointment for a vaccination.”Phase 1-A of the vaccine rollout is expected to be through by the end of January. Once that is complete, the department will move to Phase 1-B starting with individuals who are 65 and older.DCHD will send e-mails to those 65-and over who signed up for status updates, notifying them that they can then make an appointment to get vaccinated. This notification will include a link to a website to make an appointment.

The Douglas County Health Department has launched a website for people 65 and older who want to know when the COVID-19 vaccine is available for them.

Those in that group should visit the DCHD website and search for the button on the home page that says “COVID-19 Vaccine Sign-Up List.”

“A soft launch over the weekend saw nearly 1,900 find the site and add their names. Those individuals do not need to sign up again,” the release says. “Putting your name on the list only confirms you will be informed when the vaccine becomes available. It is not an appointment for a vaccination.”

Phase 1-A of the vaccine rollout is expected to be through by the end of January. Once that is complete, the department will move to Phase 1-B starting with individuals who are 65 and older.

DCHD will send e-mails to those 65-and over who signed up for status updates, notifying them that they can then make an appointment to get vaccinated. This notification will include a link to a website to make an appointment.

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