Drive-thru vaccination sites open today. According to the MSDH 18 drive thru sites across the state have opened. This first round of vaccinations is available to health care workers only such as any healthcare worker, paid or unpaid, in any setting where they may be exposed directly or indirectly to COVID-19 patients or COVID-19 infectious materials. Healthcare workers include nurses, physicians, emergency medical services, technicians, pharmacists, dietary and food staff, environmental services staff and others. Healthcare settings include acute care facilities, long-term acute care facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health care, mobile clinics, outpatient facilities such as physicians’ offices and others. You must pre-screen. For more information including pre-screening application and locations, see links below.
- Starting today, Monday, January 4, MSDH will open 18 drive-through sites throughout the state to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to healthcare workers and health facilities staff. An appointment is required.
- COVID-19 Vaccine Patient Screening – UMMC COVID Scheduling (umc.edu)