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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Current COVID-19 (1B) Vaccine Eligibility

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Currently, Phase 1B of the vaccine is being made available for those ages 65 years and older and/or anyone age 16 and older with a chronic medical condition. Those who meet the criteria listed below may register with Tarrant County Public Health (in the link below). 

- People 65 years of age and older

- People 16 years of age and older with at least one chronic medical condition that puts them at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19, such as but not limited to:

- Cancer

- Chronic kidney disease

- COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)

- Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies

- Solid-organ transplantation

- Obesity and severe obesity (body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or higher)

- Pregnancy

- Sickle cell disease

- Type 2 diabetes mellitus

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