At Redmond fairgrounds; pharmacies get doses; other clinics out of doses
BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — The Oregon Health Authority allocated 1,300 first-dose COVID-19 vaccines to Deschutes County for the week — and by the end of the first day of appointments on Tuesday, they were all booked up.
“This week’s vaccine appointments are now fully booked,” the county said late Tuesday afternoon. “No additional appointments are available. Information about next week’s vaccine allocation and appointment availability is expected to be available on Friday.”
To stay up-to-date on vaccine information, please visit www.deschutes.org/covid19vaccine.a
Starting Tuesday at 9 a.m., eligible individuals were scheduling appointments online or by phone to receive their first-dose vaccine at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center.
Eligible groups include:
Vaccine appointments could be scheduled online at https://www.stcharleshealthcare.org/covidvaccine.
If you need assistance scheduling a vaccine appointment, please call 541-699-5109. Staff is available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week.
Federal Retail Pharmacy Program
Some retail pharmacies in Central Oregon are offering the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible groups through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccination. There will not be enough vaccines to vaccinate all eligible Oregonians at these locations due to the limited supply. Appointments may be available by visiting:
Other vaccine clinics
100 first dose appointments were scheduled through Mosaic Medical for eligible residents. Additional appointments are not available. Please do not call the clinic to inquire about receiving a vaccine.
100 first dose appointments were scheduled through the La Pine Senior Center for eligible residents. Additional appointments are not available.
St. Charles Family Care in Madras will be providing the vaccine to some eligible patients this week. All appointments are full. Please do not call the clinic to inquire about receiving a vaccine.
Central Oregonians in Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson counties can sign up here to be notified when they are eligible to receive the vaccine.
To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine in Central Oregon