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COVID-19 Vaccine

June 2021 - We continue to schedule COVID vaccine appointments for anyone 18 and older at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. To schedule an appointment, please call 270.659.1010.
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May 2021 - We are scheduling COVID vaccine appointments for anyone 18 and older at our Glasgow clinic. To schedule an appointment, please call 270.659.1010.

If you already have an appointment and your plans have changed, please call 270.659.1010 to cancel or reschedule.

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March 22, 2021 - We are now scheduling COVID vaccine appointments for any Kentucky resident 18 and older at our Glasgow and Columbia vaccine clinics. To schedule an appointment, please call 270.659.1010.

If you already have an appointment and your plans have changed, please call 270.659.1010 to cancel or reschedule.

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Vaccine Phases Update

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Due to inclement weather and dangerous driving conditions, the COVID vaccine clinic scheduled at T.J. Health Columbia on Friday, February 19th was postponed to Friday, February 26.th

We will double the number of doses given that day to 600. In order to accommodate the additional patients and to provide for safe social distancing, the vaccine clinic will be held at the V.F.W. Building at 500 Greenhills Road in Columbia. Patients previously scheduled for 2/19 will keep their original appointment time on 2/26 at the new location.

SUMMARY:

New Date: February 26, 2021

New Time: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

New Location: V.F.W. Building; 500 Greenhills Road, Columbia

Number of Vaccines: 600 by appointment only

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February 11, 2021: The COVID Vaccine Clinics scheduled on Friday at the T.J. Health Pavilion Community Center and T.J. Health Columbia are still on schedule. Watch this page and our Facebook page for further updates.

February 10, 2021: Our community vaccine clinic begins Wednesday, February 10th at the T.J. Health Pavilion in Glasgow for those who are in Phase 1B who are 70 and older. Appointments are filled based on the vaccine waiting list that was established in prior weeks. T.J. staff members will continue calling those on the waiting list to schedule appointments for the next several weeks.

We will monitor weather closely and will make announcements on our website and Facebook if changes to the schedule are needed. If any scheduled vaccine clinic is postponed, we will make every effort to contact those who have appointments to alert them to the change and to reschedule their appointment day and time, but we encourage everyone to follow us on Facebook for frequent updates.

If you have already signed up on the waiting list via our hotline or online form, please know that we have your information and there is no need to call to sign up again. We will call you to schedule your appointment as soon as possible.

February 4, 2021: We have been approved as a regional vaccine site for those aged 70 and older in Phase 1B! We will be receiving 500 vaccines in the coming days. You must have an appointment to get a vaccination. We will begin calling the first 500 of those who have signed up on the waiting list to schedule appointments. We will continue to be calling 500 people per week to schedule their vaccine appointments to align with our vaccine allocations.

If you have already signed up on the waiting list via our hotline or online form, please know that we have your information and there is no need to call to sign up again. We will call you to schedule your appointment as soon as possible. If you are Phase 1A (Healthcare Workers) or Phase 1B (70+, K-12 Personnel, or First Responders) and have not signed up for the waiting list, you may go online to tjregionalhealth.org/vaccine to sign up at any time.

“We are grateful to be selected as a regional vaccine distribution location and fulfill our commitment to offer the vaccine to the communities we serve. We have a process in place and will schedule appointments starting next week. We also want to extend our sincere appreciation to our leaders at the state for communicating and coordinating this historic process.” - TJRH CEO, Neil Thornbury

*Kentucky residents only

**Photo I.D. will be required to verify age and residency

Details for future phases will be announced in the near future as more information becomes available.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

What is the phone number to sign up for the vaccine list?

The COVID-19 vaccine hotline is closed the week of February 15th - 19th.

Can I schedule a vaccine appointment?

If you are on the waiting list, we will call you to schedule your appointment based on vaccine availability. We receive a limited number of vaccines each week and will schedule appointments accordingly.

I'm on the vaccine wait list. Now what?

We will call those who are on our waiting list to make appointments. Please know that if you have already signed up online or by phone, we have your information and there is no need to call again. Signing up multiple times will delay the scheduling process. Due to a high volume of requests, please allow a few weeks for a member of the T.J. team to contact you to schedule your vaccine appointment. Your patience is greatly appreciated!

How long will it take to receive a call back for an appointment?

If you already signed up on the list, a scheduler will call you to schedule an appointment as the vaccine becomes available.

We will receive a limited number of doses of the vaccine each week. Please understand that it could be a few weeks before you receive a call to schedule an appointment.

If I call to sign up AND fill out the online form, will I get in quicker?

The COVID-19 vaccine hotline and online form are closed the week of February 15th - 19th.

Can anyone sign up now?

At this time, we are not adding names to the waiting list. We will call those who already signed up on the list to schedule a vaccine appointment. Information about appointments for future phases will be released in the near future.

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General information about the COVID-19 Vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccines manufactured by Moderna and Pfizer received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the FDA in December 2020, and we anxiously anticipate the time in the near future when it will be available to the general public. The initial allocations, which are shipping in limited quantities have been prioritized for healthcare workers, first responders, and long-term care facility residents.

T.J. Regional Health has the Moderna Vaccine, which can be given to adults 18 years and older in two doses, 28 days apart. Our team works closely with the Kentucky Hospital Association and the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) to follow the vaccine prioritization guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Because current supplies are limited, the vaccines will be distributed to the community in phases based on risk of exposure and disease severity, as outlined by the KHPH and the CDC. For more frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccination, visit Kentucky's official vaccine page or cdc.gov.

We will provide vaccine to the community based on availability and in accordance with the phases outlined by the Kentucky Department for Public Health. While we realize that there is a tremendous sense of urgency for those who want the vaccine, please understand we must follow the guidelines for vaccine distribution. As soon as the vaccine is available, we will schedule patients in an efficient and orderly fashion to ensure that everyone who wants to be vaccinated is able to do so.

As additional information and timeframes become available, we will provide updates on our website and on our Facebook page, including critical information on where and how to get a COVID-19 tests and vaccinations.

For more information about COVID-19 vaccines, please visit Kentucky's official website at https://govstatus.egov.com/ky-covid-vaccine.

COVID-19 Hotlines

Kentucky COVID-19 Hotline:
(800) 722-5725

The state’s COVID-19 hotline is a service operated by the healthcare professionals at the KY Poison Control Center who can provide advice and answer questions. The COVID-19 Hotline (800) 722-5725 can answer general COVID-19 vaccine questions.