Vaccination clinics pop up in Mississippi, Crittenden Counties
There are several opportunities across Northeast Arkansas for eligible people to get their COVID-19 shot on Wednesday, March 24.
Arkansas Department of Health's Crittenden County Local Health Unit in West Memphis will have a clinic from 8 A.M. until 4 P.M. Appointments can be made by calling the ADH vaccine clinic call-center at 1-800-985-6030.
ADH has a full list of vaccination clinics happening across the state on their website.
The NYIT-College of Osteopathic Medicine's Delta Care-A-Van will also make two stops on Wednesday. The college, which is a KASU Financial Supporter, said the van will be at the Osceola City Hall from 9 A.M. until noon. Then, they will be at the New St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Blytheville from 1 P.M. until 5 P.M.
Both events require registration by calling 870-680-8880. Online registration for the event at the Osceola City Hall can be made at bit.ly/osccovid. Online registration for the event at New St. Paul in Blytheville can be made at bit.ly/blythcovid.
The following groups are eligible to be vaccinated in the state according to the ADH website:
- Arkansans aged 16 to 64 with health conditions that increase their risk for severe COVID-19.
- Essential workers in:
- Information technology and communications
- Public health/human services
- Public safety
- Shelter and housing
- Transportation and logistics
- People residing in high-risk settings
- Includes those who are incarcerated or detained; those living in group homes, congregate settings, or crowded housing; and student housing such as dorms and Greek housing.
- 65 years and older
- Police, fire, other first responders
- Food and Agriculture
- People with intellectual or developmental disabilities
- Essential Government
- Grocery Store/Meal Delivery
- Postal/Package Delivery Service
- Public Transit
- Houses of Worship Clergy/Faith Leaders