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Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: March 12, 2021

March 12, 2021
Published in: COVID-19

Vaccine recipient reviewing vaccine information.

In partnership with the Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD), Augusta Health continues community vaccinations for COVID-19.

Current Vaccination Dose Count at Augusta Health:

  • Doses given on March 11, 2021: 696
  • Total doses given at Augusta Health Vaccination Clinics: 34,812

As we receive direction from the CSHD, vaccination criteria are changed. Links are updated daily to reflect those changes.

Beginning with the clinic on Monday, March 15, criteria for vaccination will be expanded. Criteria will be:

  • Healthcare workers
  • All age 65+
  • Age 35-64 with underlying health conditions
  • All essential workers
  • Residency expands to Central Shenandoah Health District: Counties of Bath, Highland, Augusta Rockingham and Rockbridge and the cities of Buena Vista, Lexington, Staunton, Waynesboro and Harrisonburg.

The new scheduling process allows residents to schedule appointments directly from updated Vaccination Portal. Information about new clinics, the links and the criteria for each link, are posted daily.

Go https://www.augustahealth.com/vaccine.

The Virginia Department of Health list of underlying health conditions that increase risk of severe illness from the COVID-19 virus includes:

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-with-medical-conditions.html

We appreciate our continued partnership with CSHD as we work together as quickly as possible to provide vaccines to all in the community who need them.