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Riverside County residents 65 & older and essential workers now eligible for COVID vaccine – KESQ

Riverside County has confirmed that individuals aged 65 years and older can begin getting their coronavirus vaccine, the county’s web site reveals.

In accordance with the county’s web site, vaccines can be found for workers who work in Section 1A – All Tiers, Section 1B – Tier 1, and folks aged 65 years and older.

Folks 75 years and older are in Section 1B.

NOTE:

  • For staff in Section 1A and 1B – Tier 1, an appointment and worker id badge/letter from place of employment required or you’ll not be vaccinated
  • For these 65 years and older, an appointment and ID is required. You’ll be able to name name the Riverside County Workplace of Getting older at 800-510-2020 or 2-1-1.

The clinics will present vaccines freed from cost, nonetheless, those that present up can be required to register previous to arrival and present proof of eligibility (badge, enterprise identification, letter of proof from employer).

Medical insurance coverage info can be requested. These 65 and older who want help making an appointment can name the Riverside County Workplace of Getting older at 800-510-2020 or 2-1-1.

Vaccines will solely be given out to those that made appointments forward of time. You’ll find the newest info on vaccination distribution, together with places and the right way to register at ruhealth.org/covid-19-vaccine

A clinic was opened Sunday, Jan. 17 on the Indio Fairgrounds. This location can be a walk-up clinic. You continue to have to register to be vaccinated.
(UPDATE – THERE ARE NO MORE APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE AT THE INDIO FAIRGROUNDS)

A drive-up clinic in Lake Elsinore opening on Saturday can be completely for these 65 years and older ONLY.

Places obtainable to sign-up

This comes after Governor Gavin Newsom introduced the state is instantly permitting residents 65 and older to get scarce coronavirus vaccines.

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For questions concerning the COVID-19 vaccine, name 833.422.4255 or go to https://covid19.ca.gov/vaccines. You may additionally e-mail: rivco.vaccines@ruhealth.org.

You may as well watch a particular version of Information Channel three at 6:30 p.m. through which prime native well being specialists reply your coronavirus vaccine questions.

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