Reid Health believes the COVID-19 vaccine represents our greatest opportunity to end the coronavirus pandemic.
We hope these interviews with leading experts will help you make an informed decision.
Should you be concerned about getting the COVID-19 vaccine?
- Safety of vaccine
- Efficacy of 94.5%
- Common side effects
Continue to practice health safety guidelines
- Wear your mask.
- Wash your hands.
- Social distance when possible.
- Herd immunity
- Health safety guidelines
The latest vaccine information
Reid Health was selected by the Indiana Department of Health as a host site for COVID-19 vaccines and will administer them according to state and federal guidelines. Reid Health is the designated organization for Wayne, Randolph, Union and Fayette counties.
The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has opened the next phase of vaccine recipients to include 60 years and older.
If you answer yes to any of these questions, you are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine:
- Are you age 60 or older?
- Do you work or volunteer in healthcare and have (physical or close) contact or face to face interactions with patients? Examples include:
- Inpatient, outpatient, provider office setting, nursing homes, residential care facilities, assisted living facilities, in-home services
- This includes all clinical and non-clinical positions: clinicians, dietary, environmental services, administrators who have direct contact with patients, clergy who see patients in the healthcare setting, non-clinicians who assist in procedures, transportation staff, etc.
- This also includes local health department staff who interact with patients at test sites, health clinics or provide direct patient care
- Do you have exposure to COVID-19 infectious material? (Examples include cleaning of rooms or material from COVID-19 patients, performing COVID-19 testing, other exposure to infected tissue, performing autopsies or other post-mortem examinations of COVID-19 patients)
- Are you a first responder (fire, law enforcement, emergency medical services, reservists and volunteers) who has contact with the public and could be called to the scene of an emergency?
Eligible community members can schedule an appointment through the state website, www.ourshot.in.gov. If you need assistance from the state to schedule your appointment, you may call 211. If you have any issues with scheduling using the state resources, please call the Kuhlman Center Clinic at (765) 935-8484, Mon. - Fri., 7a - 5p.
Refer to the Indiana state website for other important information on the vaccine.
Please, do not show up without scheduling.
Walk-in appointments are not available at vaccine clinics or care sites. Provider offices cannot schedule vaccine appointments. At this time, we are not providing COVID-19 vaccines to the public at our hospitals, emergency departments, urgent care locations or provider offices.
Reid Health is providing vaccines at the Kuhlman Center in Richmond, IN. Schedule your appointment at ourshot.in.gov.
When you schedule your appointment, you will select your preferred location and receive details about where to go.
Ohio residents can find up to date vaccine distribution information at Ohio Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccine Program.
Thomas Huth, MD
Vice President, Medical Affairs
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Reid Health Vaccine News
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