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Crossing Rivers Health Offering COVID Vaccine to Eligible Community Members

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Crossing Rivers Health encourages community members to request an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by visiting crossingrivers.org/vaccine. Once the form has been submitted, individuals will be contacted by clinic staff based on vaccine availability and current eligibility criteria, which includes:

  • Health care workers (paid & unpaid);
  • Long-term care staff and residents;
  • Police-fire-correctional institute personnel;
  • Individuals age 65 and older;
  • Education and childcare staff;
  • Individuals enrolled in Medicaid Long-Term Care programs;
  • 911 Operators;
  • Utility & communications workers;
  • Public Transit;
  • Food supply chain workers, including restaurant workers;
  • Non-frontline essential health care personnel;
  • Congregate living facility staff and residents;
  • Criminal justice and court system professionals, including judges, prosecutors, criminal defense attorneys, victim-witness coordinators, court clerks, and others essential to in-person criminal court proceedings;
  • Spiritual care leaders;
  • Individuals age 16 and older who have medical conditions known to be associated with a greater risk of severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19.

“We’re proud to be able to offer this vaccine to our friends and neighbors,” shared Maria Mathis, Crossing Rivers Health Clinic Director. “After this long journey we have all been on, having the ability to provide vaccinations to our community members is the most amazing feeling.”

Crossing Rivers Health encourages community members to continue to wear masks in public to slow the spread of disease, even after being vaccinated. Wearing a mask protects the health and wellness of those that may not have been vaccinated or are unable to be vaccinated.

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