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Family Hospital Systems Named Hub in Williamson County for COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

Information from Wilco's Public Information Office Media Release

  • 20 January 2021
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Phase 1B includes people 65 years of age and older, and people 16 years of age and older with at least one chronic medical condition that puts them at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19, such as but not limited to:   

·        Cancer  

·        Chronic kidney disease  

·        COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)  

·        Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease or cardiomyopathies  

·        Solid organ transplantation  

·        Obesity and severe obesity (body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or higher)  

·        Pregnancy  

·        Sickle cell disease  

·        Type 2 diabetes mellitus  

Please remember supplies of the COVID-19 vaccine remain limited. Residents who are not scheduled to receive the vaccine this week at the County’s vaccination site are encouraged to call their healthcare provider or consider visiting one of the state’s vaccination hubs that have been set up in various counties throughout the state. For more information on those sites, click here. For the state’s list of approved providers, click here. 

For information on the county’s vaccination plan, as well as information on future vaccination sites, please visit https://www.wilco.org/coronavirus.   

  

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