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Barnstable County Announces “Phase 1 Clean-Up Vaccine Clinic”

By on January 22, 2021 in Press Releases, Recent News

All residents eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine under Phase One are invited to register for clinics to be held on 1/26 and 1/28 

For Immediate Release 

January 22, 2021 – Barnstable, MA. With the Massachusetts expansion of vaccine access to all Phase 1 residents, the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment announced today that eligible residents can now register for the “Phase 1 Clean-up” clinic to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The clinic will be held on January 26 and January 28 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Orleans DPW located at 40 Giddiah Hill Road, Orleans MA, 02653.  Residents must provide identification to show that they meet the requirement of this phase. This clinic is only available for those who live or work in Barnstable County. There are 240 spaces available per day.

Eligible residents are invited to register at http://bit.ly/Orleans_Vax_Phase1_. A link is also posted on the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment website www.barnstablecountyhealth.org.

Residents eligible for vaccine immediately under Phase One include:

  • COVID-facing healthcare workers
  • Long term care facilities (LTCF) residents and staff
  • First Responders (EMS, Fire, Police)
  • Congregate Care setting residents and staff (including corrections and shelters)
  • Home-based healthcare workers
  • Non-COVID-facing healthcare workers

Commonwealth’s Self Attestation Form

All residents must demonstrate their eligibility to receive the vaccine. Eligibility can be established by self-attestation. Residents should bring the COVID-19 Massachusetts Vaccination Attestation Form with them to the clinic. The form is accessible at COVID-19 Massachusetts Vaccination Attestation Form.

In addition to the form, residents should bring one of the following forms of identification to your appointment:

  • An employer-issued ID card that includes your name and title; or
  • Government-issued identification or license; or
  • Recent paystub.

As a reminder, The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment launched a regionwide COVID-19 helpline on January 19 to respond to all COVID-19-related questions at 1-774-330-3001. Volunteers answering calls cannot provide individual clinical advice or a diagnosis through the helpline, but they are trained to answer questions related to COVID-19, such as how to get a COVID-19 test or how to help someone navigate the three-phased approach to vaccination.

Barnstable County wants to ensure residents that a coordinated response is taking place in our region. We remain committed to encouraging all citizens to wear a mask, maintain a physical distance of at least 6 feet, and wash hands for at least 20 seconds. For more information, COVID-19 case counts, testing, and vaccine information, visit http://www.barnstablecountyhealth.org or http://www.mass.gov.

Press Contact: Sonja Sheasley, Communications Manager | (508) 375-6896 | Sonja.sheasley@barnstablecounty.org

 

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