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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Vaccine Information Available on County Website and New Vaccine Appointment Phone Line

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Vaccine Information Available on County Website:

 

Contra Costa Health Services has created a new web page that describes the COVID-19 vaccine and the plans for how it will be distributed.  The site can be found at https://www.coronavirus.cchealth.org/vaccine

CCHS will be taking a multi-phased approach to the distribution of the vaccine to the populace.  There will be four phases: 1A, 1B, 1C, and 2.  Phase 1A includes health care workers and residents and employees of long-term care facilities.  Phase 1B includes frontline essential workers, people over age 75, congregate care settings with outbreak risk.  Phase 1C will include those ages 50-64, ages 16-64 with medical conditions, and other essential workers. Phase 2 will include the remainder of those not yet vaccinated. 

Contra Costa Health Services has also launched a new Vaccine Dashboard to show how many doses have so far been administered. https://www.coronavirus.cchealth.org/vaccine-dashboard

New Vaccine Appointment Phone Line Launched

This week, CCHS also launched its new vaccine-appointment phone line – 1-833-VAX-COCO (1-833-829-2626). Now, those who are unable to schedule vaccine appointments online can call us and book an appointment Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Eligible residents seeking appointments are encouraged to use the online form unless they do not have internet access or have difficulty using the online form.

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