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.

Vaccine Resources:

  • 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: