Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 2021-04-07 14:46:57 –
Oklahoma City (KFOR) —The Oklahoma State Health Department (OSDH) today removes the Oklahoma residence requirement for the vaccine, which will come into effect on April 8, tomorrow, making the vaccine available to residents of neighboring states and beyond. I announced that.
“Our focus is on vaccination of Oklahoma, and as it will continue, the point at which increased supply and capacity will allow residents from neighboring states to receive and be vaccinated in Oklahoma. I always knew there was a “Lead.” “We are now at that point and welcome our neighbors as part of our efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the region. The virus has a mapd border. Because it is not compliant, it provides an additional layer of protection for its inhabitants by ensuring high immunization rates not only in Oklahoma, but throughout the region. “
Oklahoma is one of the first states in the country to officially remove the residence requirement for the COVID-19 vaccine.
“Supply is consistently increasing weekly, with additional access points installed daily, and Oklahoman can find out-of-the-box availability throughout the state, so there’s a lot to expect in the coming months. But that would require an ongoing commitment to our mitigation efforts, “said Health Commissioner Dr. Lance Fry. “It’s not time to relax our vigilance. Note that Oklahoman follows three Ws as he strives to vaccinate as many people as possible throughout the region and return to normal sensations. It’s a good idea to pay. If you haven’t already registered for the vaccine, we recommend that you register as soon as possible. This is the best you can do to protect yourself, your family, and your community. “
The vaccine is currently available free of charge to all Oklahomans over the age of 16. Children aged 16 and 17 can be vaccinated with Pfizer vaccine if they are at the vaccination site with parental consent. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are available to people over the age of 18.
Oklahomans 16+ is recommended to register from the State Vaccine Scheduler Portal. vaccinate.ok.gov If you haven’t done so already, make a reservation as soon as possible.
Vaccine reservations are also available through many other local pandemic providers in the state. Oklahoman can ask an individual healthcare provider about the vaccine or use the following federal vaccine locators. Vaccine finder.org Confirm your reservation at your local pharmacy.
“This is the right thing to do for our neighbors,” Reed said. “We all continue to work together to put an end to this pandemic, and we hope that other states that are doing well at an executive branch will follow suit.”
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