COVID-19 vaccines becomes available in Stephens County
Beginning today (Thursday), the State Department of Health will be hosting a vaccination clinic every Thursday at the Stephens County Fair Grounds from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Vaccination appointments can be scheduled by visiting the Stephens County Health Department Facebook page at www.facebook.com/StephensCoHealthDept/. All appointments are full for Jan. 7.
Beginning Friday, Jan. 8 and contingent on the vaccine supply, Duncan Regional Hospital (DRH) will be hosting a vaccination clinic every Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the DRH Pavillion. Information and appointments can be made by calling 580-251-8040, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The hospital will schedule recipients as soon as possible for the initial vaccination at DRH.
Recipients should bring an insurance card (if available), and upon completion of the initial vaccination, recipients will be immediately scheduled for booster vaccination.
At this time, both clinics are working through the Oklahoma Phase 2 vaccination plan, and are accepting appointments for healthcare workers, first responders, and those over the age of 65.
Recipients are asked to allow enough time to register, receive the vaccination and stay for a 15-minute observation period.
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