Coronavirus vaccines

The Shelby City Health Department made the announcement on Jan. 12.

11:30 a.m. Wednesday update
SHELBY -- Shelby Mayor Steve Shag said today that the coronavirus vaccines are not anticipated to be given in Shelby until Tuesday, Jan. 19.

In the latest update, the mayor said Shelby now anticipates 200 doses of the vaccines in the initial shipment, instead of the 100 mentioned on Jan. 12.

Check the Shelby Daily Globe and for updates as more information becomes available.
6:20 p.m. Jan. 12
SHELBY -- The Shelby City Heath Department will be able to start Phase 1A vaccinations on Wednesday, Jan. 13 and Friday, Jan. 15, the health department announced in a Facebook post that was directed to Shelby residents or people who work in the city of Shelby.
The Jan. 12 announcement detailed Phase 1A and mentioned health care workers, podiatrists, dentists, EMS responders, home healthcare workers, personnel who are routinely involved in the care of personnel involved in the care of COVID-19 patients.
Also listed: workers who care for vulnerable individuals who live together in close proximity and those who care for them, also known as the following congregate care settings -- residents and staff nursing facilities, residents and staff assisted living centers.
Those affected are asked to contact the health department by phone at 419-342-5226, fax at 419-347-1193 or e-mail to set a time, the post stated.

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