COVID-19: Learn more about the steps we are taking

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Leading By Example

 

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.

 

 

  • Regional Vaccine Registration

    Salina/Saline County

    Saline County COVID Vaccination

    Those interested in getting the vaccine should visit https://www.vaccinatesalinecountyks.com/   From this site you can:

    • View current groups being vaccinated
    • Register for a vaccine when it becomes available.

    Unfortunately due to the state allocation process the county is unable to tell you when you can expect a vaccine at the time of your registration. They ask that you be patient and know someone will call you as soon as we have vaccine available for you.

     

    Dickinson County

    Those interested in getting the vaccine should visit https://www.dkcoks.org/1199/COVID-Vaccinations

    From this site you can:

    • View current groups being vaccinated
    • Register for/schedule a vaccine when it becomes available for your group.

     

    Cloud County

    Call the Cloud County Health Department to be placed on a list/registration for the COVID 19 vaccine. Please call the office at 243-8140 to get your name added to the list.  The Cloud County Health Department has a waiting list that Phase 2 individuals can be added to. It is estimated that Phase 2 could take 2-3 months due to the number of vaccines being received each week compared to the number of people that are on our Phase 2 list.  Thank you for your patience as we work to get Cloud County citizens vaccinated.  Cloud County Health Department.

     

    Republic County

    Those interested in getting the vaccine should visit Republic County Health Department at  http://republiccounty.org/main/health-department

    From this site you can:

    • View current groups being vaccinated Schedule your vaccine
    • Register for a vaccine when it becomes available.

     

    Jewell County

    Those interested in getting the vaccine should contact Jewell County Health Department at  by calling (785) 378-4060 or emailing jchd@nckcn.com

     

    Mitchell County

    Currently, there are limited doses of COVID-19 vaccine available in Mitchell County. We are in Phase 2 of Kansas’ vaccination plan, and we are prioritizing groups within Phase 2 to receive the vaccine. To be placed on the notification list for the vaccine, you need to call the county health department at (785) 738-5175 or email mchealthdept@mitchellcountyks.gov

    For more information on vaccine phase and other information visit https://www.mitchellcountykansas.com/mc-vaccination-info.html

     

    Lincoln County

    This is a link to the Lincoln County Hospital’s website, where you will find a fillable form to fill out. The form places you on a list, that when it is time, you can be scheduled to receive a COVID-19 vaccine shot.

    https://lincolncountyhospital.net/

    From there you will be directed to complete the COVID-19 Vaccine Request form for on-line submission.

     

    Ottawa County

    Visit Ottawa County Health Department website for information on vaccine appointment availability http://www.ottawacounty.org/Departments/HealthDepartment/tabid/3392/Default.aspx

    Call Ottawa County Health Department at 785-392-2822.

     

    Ellsworth County

    Call Ellsworth County Health Department at 785-472-4488 to be placed on a list for a vaccine.  We have a waitlist people can be added to when they call in. Due to limited number of vaccines received, this is not a guaranteed list on who or when will receive a vaccine, but instead is a process to express interest. We will contact people on the waitlist once we receive vaccine to cover community cases.

  • Vaccine Resources
  • CDC Resources
    • 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.
  • Kansas Statewide Resources

    You can also visit the following websites for information specific to COVID-19 in Kansas: