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COVID-19 vaccine distribution update:

From the Rappahannock Area Health District:
Rappahannock Area Health District has received many questions about which groups in our communities we are currently vaccinating and scheduling. We hope this graphic provides answers to those questions.
The list of Tier 1b Essential Workers, which can be found at…/01/Phase-1b-In-Depth.pdf is as follows:
1. Police, Fire, and Hazmat
2. Corrections and homeless shelter workers
3. Childcare/K-12 Teachers/Staff
4. Food and Agriculture
5. Manufacturing
6. Grocery store workers
7. Public transit workers
8. Mail carriers (USPS and private)
The list of high risk/possible high risk medical conditions, which can be found here:…/people-with-medical-conditions…
Chronic kidney disease
COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
Down Syndrome
Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant
Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 kg/m2 or higher
but < 40 kg/m2)
Severe Obesity (BMI ≥ 40 kg/m2)
Sickle cell disease
Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Asthma (moderate-to-severe)
Cerebrovascular disease (affects blood vessels and blood supply to the brain)
Cystic fibrosis
Hypertension or high blood pressure
Immunocompromised state (weakened immune
system) from blood or bone marrow transplant,
immune deficiencies, HIV, use of corticosteroids, or
use of other immune weakening medicines
Neurologic conditions, such as dementia
Liver disease
Overweight (BMI > 25 kg/m2, but < 30 kg/m2)
Pulmonary fibrosis (having damaged or scarred lung tissues)
Thalassemia (a type of blood disorder)
Type 1 diabetes mellitus

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