COVID-19: Learn more about the steps we are taking
OCCK is dedicated to providing a safe and healthy environment
for our customers and staff. Throughout 2020 and into 2021,
we have been closely monitoring developments related to the
COVID-19 outbreak and the potential impact on the OCCK community.
OCCK is in support of all customers and staff receiving the COVID-19 vaccine with the primary goal of eradicating the COVID-19 virus. Each person should consult with their primary care provider before receiving the vaccine. This general information is not intended to diagnose any medical condition or to replace your healthcare professional.
- Short Video about mRNA vaccines as shared by the Mitchell County Hospital Health System. Watch here: mRNA video
- Longer Video about Vaccines as shared by Stephanie Wedel, InMyHome Administrator. Watch here: Vaccine video
- 8 Things to Know About the US COVID-19 Vaccination Program from the CDC
- The safety of the vaccine is a top priority.
- The vaccine will help protect your from getting COVID-19. Two doses are needed.
- Vaccine supplies are limited and there is an list of who should get vaccines first.
- The vaccine supply will increase in the weeks and months to come.
- You may have some side effects. This is normal.
- Cost is not an obstacle to getting vaccinated.
- The first vaccines are used under an Emergency Use Authorization from the FDA.
- The vaccine is one of many important tools to help stop the pandemic.
- Who Gets Vaccinated First?
- 1a – Healthcare Personnel and Long-term Care Facility Residents
- 1b – Frontline essential workers and people aged 75 years and older
- 1c – People aged 65-74 years, people aged 16-64 years with underlying medical conditions and other essential workers
- All others, with a goal of 90% of the population
- Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines from the CDC
- Can the vaccine make me sick with COVID-19? No.
- Will I test positive on a COVID-19 test? No.
- If I’ve already had COVID, do I still need a vaccine? Yes.
- Will the vaccine prevent COVID-19? Yes.
- Will the vaccine alter my DNA? No.
- Benefits of getting a COVID-19 Vaccine from the CDC
- The vaccine will help keep you from getting COVID.
- The vaccine is a safer way to build protection.
- The vaccine is an important tool to help stop the pandemic.
You can also visit the following websites for information specific to COVID-19 in Kansas:
- COMMUNICATION AND NEWS FROM OCCK LEADERSHIP
- OPERATIONAL/SCHEDULE CHANGES
- COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS
SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITIES
- RESOURCE LINKS