FROM LOCAL SOURCES
JASPER -- Officials with Memorial Hospital in Jasper are reaching out to the public after receiving a significant number of calls regarding COVID-19 vaccines.
As we told you yesterday, Hoosiers ages 80 and up can register to get the vaccine starting today.
Visit ourshot.in.gov or dial 211 to schedule an appointment.
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Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center (MHHCC) and all MHHCC clinics have received a significant volume of phone calls regarding COVID-19 vaccines.
At this time, Memorial Hospital has been tasked with vaccinating frontline healthcare workers. We will complete the first dose vaccines for frontline healthcare providers today and will begin providing the second dose for frontline healthcare workers who received the first dose at MHHCC on Friday.
We are grateful for the response from the community for COVID-19 vaccines. We ask your patience as local health departments and the state are gearing up to provide vaccines to the community. The Indiana State Department of Health announced Wednesday that beginning, Friday, January 8th at 9am, Hoosiers 80 years and older will be able to schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine. Visit https://ourshot.in.gov or dial 211. As more vaccinations are available, additional age groups will be able to schedule an appointment.
We have been told that health departments will provide notification via local news media and information will be on the MHHCC website at:
Thank you for your ongoing support and prayers for our patients, patient families, and our amazing staff of Caregivers.