Are you aged 65+ or a high-contact critical worker?
If so, you are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine NOW!
William Newton Hospital is offering vaccine clinics to anyone who qualifies during Phase 2. See criteria below.
To have your name placed on a list, please call one of our clinics, Health Professionals of Winfield at 620-221-4000, William Newton Hillside Family Medicine at 620-221-0110, or Dexter Rural Community Health Clinic at 620-876-5863. You will then be contacted to schedule your vaccine as doses become available. Walk-ins will not be accepted.
High-contact critical workers include but are not limited to the following:
+Firefighters; police officers; first responders; emergency dispatchers; correction officers
+Grocery store workers and food services
+K-12 and childcare workers, including teachers, custodians, drivers and other staff
+Food processing, including meat processing plants
+Large-scale aviation manufacturing plants
+Workers in the following industries, if they regularly need to be in high-risk settings to perform their duties: Retail, warehouses and sales outlets, Agriculture, Supply of critical services or materials for the COVID response (e.g. personal protective equipment (PPE)), The U.S. Postal Service. Department of Motor Vehicles
Congregate settings include but are not limited to the following:
+Homeless shelters and other homeless housing settings and dwelling places
+Congregate childcare institutions, adult and child protective services
+Emergency shelters or safe houses for victims of domestic violence
+Corrections facilities, including jails and juvenile justice facilities
+Behavioral Health institutions (including mental health institutions) and residential treatment centers
+Adult care homes, residents and staff in home plus facilities not covered in Phase 1
+Senior living homes
+Home care givers (paid or unpaid), personal care aides