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President-elect Joe Biden said once in office, his goal is to release nearly all of the U.S. supply of COVID-19 vaccines in order to get as many people vaccinated as possible. He plans to use high school gymnasiums and NFL stadiums as vaccination sites to speed up the vaccination process.
In New York, new federal guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are opening the vaccine to anyone over age 65, as well as anyone who is immunocompromised, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.
Once it is your turn, you will want to call your health care provider for the best options to make sure you have full coverage as some locations may. Also keep in mind that smaller hospitals may currently receive a smaller number of COVID-19 vaccines, while larger health facilities may receive the most patients expected to receive a greater majority to initiate.
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, each state will have to approve hundreds of thousands of proposed sites for vaccine distribution.
Here’s where you can get the COVID-19 vaccine when your turn comes.
Where Can I Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?
Now that the vaccine against the coronavirus is ready, you can choose from different providers for your vaccination. That all depends on which oneor is available near where you live. You may have fewer choices if you are in one of the first groups to receive the immunization. More options may be ready by the time sufficient vaccine doses are available for people in later groups.
Again, the facilities that can offer the vaccine will have to start up their protocols, get approval to officially distribute the vaccine, and receive adequate doses to treat members of the local population. Here is an ongoing list of places where the COVID-19 vaccine is offered, with links to more information.
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The information in this article is for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended to be health or medical advice. Always consult a physician or other qualified health care practitioner if you have any questions about a medical condition or health goals.