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Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: March 19, 2021

March 19, 2021

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 18, 2021: 1094 Total doses given at Augusta Health Vaccination Clinics: 39,043 Vaccination Clinics It’s been a very busy week at Augusta Health’s expanded Vaccination Clinics, and the pace will continue to pick up through the next week. As large, public Vaccination Clinics continued on the Augusta Health campus during the week of March 15, many off-campus efforts were conducted throughout the... Continue Reading

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Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: March 12, 2021

March 12, 2021

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... Continue Reading

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Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: March 10, 2021

March 10, 2021

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 9, 2021: 1,083 Total doses given at Augusta Health Vaccination Clinics: 33,236 As we receive direction from the CSHD, vaccination criteria are changed. Links are updated daily to reflect those changes. Beginning with the clinic on Thursday, March 11, age criteria for those with underlying medical conditions will lower to age 45-64 with underlying medical conditions. Currently, Augusta Health's... Continue Reading

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Vaccinating Vulnerable Communities: Making sure we can all be immunized

March 9, 2021

Since January, Augusta Health has worked in partnership with the Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD) to vaccinate community members. It’s been a massive effort, and one that requires precise and considerable planning, resulting in more than 30,000 seniors and essential workers having received at least one dose of vaccine by the end of the first week of March. While most in the community are able to attend the Community Clinics on the Augusta Health campus, a percentage of the community is not. Augusta Health and CSHD also work together to vaccinate the most vulnerable area residents. “... Continue Reading

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Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: March 08, 2021

March 8, 2021

In partnership with the Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD), Augusta Health continues community vaccinations for COVID-19. It’s been a week of firsts at the Augusta Health Vaccination Clinics: The first Drive-Thru Clinic for those with mobility challenges was held on Thursday, March 4 at the Waynesboro Urgent Care/Assessment Center. The pilot process was successful, and nearly 200 people received their first dose of Pfizer vaccine. The first doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine was given at the on-campus Vaccination Clinic on Friday, March 5. All three available vaccines—Pfizer,... Continue Reading

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Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: March 02, 2021

March 2, 2021

In partnership with the Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD), Augusta Health continues community vaccinations for COVID-19. Augusta Health reached two significant milestones for community vaccination this week: On Monday, March 1, the grand total of vaccination doses administered passed 25,000. On Tuesday, March 2, the 10,000 th person received a second dose of Pfizer vaccine—marking 10,000 fully-vaccinated community members. As of the end of the day on Monday, 26,057 vaccinations had been administered by Augusta Health since the start of vaccinations in December. On Monday, 1147... Continue Reading

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Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: February 22, 2021

February 22, 2021

In partnership with the Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD), Augusta Health continues community vaccinations for COVID-19. Augusta Health reached a significant milestone for community vaccination on Friday, February 19 when grand total of vaccination doses administered passed 20,000. As of the end of the day, 20,557 vaccinations had been administered by Augusta Health since the start of vaccinations in December. On Friday, 1112 community members received a second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Augusta Health, and on Saturday, 84 second doses were given at Gypsy Hill House. Total... Continue Reading

Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: February 17, 2021

February 17, 2021

In partnership with the Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD), Augusta Health continues community vaccinations for COVID-19. As of the end of the day on February 16, a grand total of 18,040 vaccinations had been administered by Augusta Health since the start of vaccinations in December. On Tuesday, 959 community members received either a first or second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Augusta Health – and on Wednesday, more than 1300 doses are scheduled across first and second dose clinics, and at an off-site clinic at Springdale Apartments. The registration process has changed for members of... Continue Reading

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Augusta Health Vaccination Update: February 12, 2021

February 12, 2021

The Central Shenandoah Health District in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health will be upgrading their COVID-19 vaccine pre-registration system to provide a more unified and comprehensive process for Virginians. The new system will replace the previous CSHD REDCap survey link for local pre-registration systems beginning February 16. As a result, the link to the REDCap survey on the Central Shenandoah Health District website will be disabled effective 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 12. If you have already completed the REDCap survey, no action is required. Your name will be... Continue Reading

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Augusta Health Vaccine Clinic Update: February 10, 2021

February 11, 2021

In partnership with the Central Shenandoah Health District (CSHD), Augusta Health continues community vaccinations for COVID-19. As of the end of the day on February 9, a grand total of 13,983 vaccinations had been administered by Augusta Health since the start of vaccinations in December. On Tuesday, February 9, 549 community members received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Augusta Health, and today, February 10, there are more than 1,032 scheduled appointments to receive either a first or second dose. Changes of community interest since the last update: Augusta Health has expanded... Continue Reading

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