Department of Health and Nomi Health, there are approximately 5,800 vaccine doses available to those who qualify based on state guidelines now.
The process is simple: people can pre-register now for approximately 5,800 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses at https://vaccines.nomihealth.com/utah. The pre-registration process is available in both English and Spanish, and call center support is available in both languages as well.
Vaccination locations and hours of operation are:
· Larry H. Miller Megaplex Theatres in Lehi, operating from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
· Larry H. Miller Megaplex Theatres in Vineyard, operating from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
· Larry H. Miller Megaplex Theatres in South Jordan, operating from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Eligible groups include healthcare workers who have contact with patients, long-term care facility staff and residents, first responders, K-12 school teachers or staff, and Utahns 65 years and older. For up-to-date eligibility criteria, please visit: https://coronavirus.utah.gov/vaccine-distribution/#eligibility. For any questions, call the vaccine program helpline at (801) 704-5911.
According to the Utah County Health Department Website, those 18+ with any of the following medical conditions will be eligible starting March 1:
· Asplenia including splenectomy or a spleen dysfunction
· Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or higher (this is also called Class III or severe obesity)
· Chronic heart disease (not hypertension) including chronic heart failure, ischemic heart disease, and severe valve or congenital heart disease
· Chronic liver disease including chronic hepatitis B or C, alcohol-related liver disease, primary biliary cirrhosis, or primary sclerosing cholangitis or hemochromatosis
· Cancer diagnosed within the last 5 years that began in the blood, bone marrow, or cells in the immune system. This type of cancer is called hematologic cancer (such as leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma).
· Cancer diagnosed within the last 1 year that didn’t begin in the blood or bone marrow. This type of cancer is called non-hematologic cancer. (excluding basal and squamous
· cell cancer diagnoses)
· Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from blood, bone marrow, or organ transplant; HIV; long-term use of corticosteroids; or other medicines that weaken the immune system
· Neurologic conditions that impair respiratory function, including cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, epilepsy, motor neuron disease, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, Parkinson’s disease, progressive cerebellar disease, and quadriplegia or hemiplegia
· Receiving dialysis for severe kidney disease
· Receiving immunosuppression therapy
· Sickle cell disease
· Severe chronic respiratory disease (other than asthma) including severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, fibrosing lung disease, bronchiectasis, or cystic fibrosis
· Solid-organ transplant recipient
· Stage 4 or stage 5 chronic kidney disease
· Stroke and dementia (Alzheimer’s, vascular, or frontotemporal)
· Uncontrolled diabetes with an A1c of 9% or higher