Phase 1C of vaccinations to begin on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

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ACCOMAC, Va. – The Eastern Shore Health District has announced the move to Phase 1C of COVID-19 vaccinations starting today, March 16th.

This phase includes workers in energy, water, wastewater and waste removal, housing and construction, food service, transportation and logistics, institutions of higher learning, finance, information technology and communications, media, legal services, public safety, and public health.

Those age 65 and over, as well as those between the ages of 16 and 64 with an existing health condition, that have not yet been vaccinated and wish to, should contact their primary care provider. Those who do not have a primary care provider should contact Eastern Shore Rural Health System and they will make an appointment for you.

“We have nearly completed the first round of Phase 1B vaccinations. We will begin vaccinating essential workers identified in 1C while finishing up vaccinations of our 1B population. This will allow us to move to vaccinating our general population more quickly” said Chief Operating Officer Jon Richardson, of the Eastern Shore Health District.

Essential workers who fall into one of the Phase 1A, B, or C groups identified by type of employment should seek information from their employer for their vaccination plan.

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