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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Nevada County Vaccine Update: Nevada County to Publish COVID Vaccine Clinic Appointments in My Turn

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Feb. 25: New COVID-19 vaccination appointments for the Nevada County Public Health Department’s Whispering Pines Clinic in Grass Valley will become available for scheduling Friday, February 26 at 12:00 PM on My Turn (myturn.ca.gov).

My Turn is where Californians can find out if they are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination, schedule appointments, and sign up for notifications. Nevada County will continue to post new appointment availability for the Whispering Pines clinic at 12:00 PM on...

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COVID-19 Vaccine News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Nevada County Vaccine Update: Stand-By List for Grass Valley Clinic

Nevada County Vaccine Update: Stand By List 02 23 2021

Feb 23: Nevada County Public Health has a new Stand-By List for our Grass Valley Vaccine Clinic. The Stand-By List is for people 65 and older, and for people who work in the Healthcare, Food and Ag, Education and Childcare, and Emergency Services sectors.

Click here for Stand-By Vaccine List

We've created this form to make sure no dose of COVID-19 vaccine goes to waste. Put your name on our list to be offered a same-day appointment at our Grass Valley vaccination clinic. If you don't have ...

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COVID-19 Vaccine News
Posted on: February 14, 2021

Nevada County Vaccine Update: 100% of Vaccines Available in Nevada County Are Planned For

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Feb 15. Nevada County continues to vaccinate our community as soon as we receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

According to State data released Monday, February 15th, over 15,000 doses have been administered to Nevada County residents, and more vulnerable residents have access to make appointments as Nevada County. 

Vaccines come into the county through se...

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COVID-19 Vaccine News
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Nevada County Vaccine Update: County opens new vaccine clinic in Grass Valley

Nevada County Vaccine News: County Opens New Vaccine Clinic in Grass Valley

Feb 12. This week, the County of Nevada will launch a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in the Whispering Pines business park in Grass Valley. Vaccinations at the Whispering Pines clinic are by appointment only.

Space for the clinic is being provided by Dignity Health’s Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital with support from the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation. Internet service for the site was donated by Smarter Broadband and local artist Kathy Wr...

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COVID-19 Vaccine News
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Nevada County Vaccine Update: County Pilots MyTurn with Limited Appointments

County Pilots MyTurn with Limited Appointments

Feb 10. Today the County of Nevada will go live with the State’s MyTurn vaccine notification and scheduling platform.

An extremely limited number of appointments will be available as we test the system before expanding access in the coming days and weeks. These first few appointments are a small pilot of MyTurn in Nevada County. Nevada County residents who have signed up...

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COVID-19 Vaccine News
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Nevada County Vaccine Update: State revises vaccine eligibility

Nevada County Vaccine Update Feb 5: State revises eligibility guidelines

Feb 5. Today the State of California released a revised system for vaccine eligibility. Nevada County Public Health continues to follow the guidelines for vaccine eligibility as defined by the State of California.

We continue to received a very limited supply of vaccine, with an average of 1,850 doses a week. This total includes both first and second doses. Although the state has increased vaccine eligibility, access locally remains dependent of vaccine supply. And...

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COVID-19 Vaccine News
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Nevada County Vaccine Update: Safe Super Bowl and Truckee Updates

Feb 4 Super Bowl and Truckee Updates

2/4: Nevada County Public Health encourages you to celebrate the Super Bowl in a COVID-safe way, shares links to Tahoe-Forest Hospital COVID resources, and reports on the vaccination of educators across Nevada County.

Truckee Residents

Truckee residents: Updated COVID-19 and vaccination information: https://www.tfhd.com/covid/covid-19-vaccine

Super Bowl Safety

Watching the big game on Sunday? Don't fumble on COVID.

Let’s keep the Super Bowl from becoming...

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COVID-19 Vaccine News
Posted on: January 30, 2021

Nevada County Vaccine Update: New tools available to stay up-to-date

Jan 20 New tools available

1/30: New link for Truckee residents and the State of California has released a new tool that allows Californians to sign up and be notified when they are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine.

Truckee Residents

Updated information on COVID19 vaccine information now available at https://www.tfhd.com/covid/covid-19-vaccine

Sign Up for MyTurn to Learn When You Are Eligible

MyTurn.ca.gov is now live! While COVID-19 vaccine supply is still limited, Cal...

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COVID-19 Vaccine News
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Nevada County Vaccine Update: Starting vaccine access for 75+

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1/27: Nevada County Public Health continues to expand eligibility for COVID vaccine. With the doses we have received from the state this week, we are able to expand eligibility to some of our residents who are 75 years old and older.

 New! Starting vaccine access for 75+

  • A limited number of primary care physicians, pharmacies and clinics are starting to set vaccine appointments for their 75+ year old patients. 
  • These appointments are available via outreach from primary...
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COVID-19 Vaccine News
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Nevada County Vaccine Update: Vaccination for parts of Phase 1B starts next week

Jan 22 Nevada County Will Start Vaccinating First Groups in Phase 1B Next Week

1/22: Nevada County Public Health is excited to announce that, starting next week, residents who fall into parts of Phase 1B will be eligible for vaccination.

At this time, the following groups will be eligible for vaccine next week:

  • K-12 educators. Nevada County Superintendent of Schools is working with Public Health to provide vaccinations directly to school staff. These vaccinations will start next week. If y...
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COVID-19 Vaccine News
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Nevada County Vaccine Update: All healthcare providers in Phase 1A now eligible for vaccine!

Jan 20 Nevada County Vaccine Update - all healthcare providers in Phase 1A now eligible for vaccine

1/20: If you are a healthcare provider listed in Phase 1A, you are now eligible for vaccine in Nevada County.

If you are a healthcare provider, please complete Nevada County Public Health's online form so we can contact you when vaccine is available for you. We are working to vaccinate all Phase 1A healthcare providers so we can move forward in broader community ...

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COVID-19 Vaccine News
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Nevada County Vaccine Update: IHSS Providers Now Eligible!

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1/19: In-Home Supportive Services providers serve one of our community’s most vulnerable populations. We are working closely with our partners to ensure this essential workforce is vaccinated.

  • If you are an IHSS provider, check your mail! You should have received a hard copy letter to your mailing address in the last few days. This letter tells you who to contact to schedule an appointment for your COVID-19 vaccine.
  • If you are an IHSS provider a...
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COVID-19 Vaccine News
Posted on: January 18, 2021

Nevada County Vaccine Update: Understanding Phases and Tiers

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1/18: COVID-19 vaccine is one of the most important tools we have to end the pandemic. The State has developed Phases and Tiers to prioritize vaccination across CA. Nevada County is currently moving through these phases as vaccine becomes available.

An FDA-approved, no-cost vaccine will be available to everyone in Nevada County--the light at the end of this pandemic tunnel! We are excited and grateful that so many residents are interested in getting vaccinated. It will, however, take months to delive...

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COVID-19 Vaccine News
Posted on: January 17, 2021

Nevada County Vaccine Update: Nearly 300 healthcare providers vaccinated Saturday

Nevada County Vaccine Update Jan 17 SNMH Vaccinations for Healthcare Workers

1/17: We are thrilled to share that on Saturday, January 16th, Nevada County Public Health partnered with Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital to vaccinate 269 local healthcare workers.

COVID-19 vaccine is one of the most important tools we have to end the pandemic. An FDA-approved, no-cost vaccine will be available to everyone in Nevada County--the light at the end of this pandemic tunnel! 

The State of California has developed ...

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COVID-19 Vaccine News
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Text VACCINEINFO to 898211 for Vaccine Updates from Public Health and 211

Covid Vax Text Alerts2

Public Health has partnered with 211 Connecting Point to provide the community text updates about the COVID-19 vaccine in Nevada County. Residents can subscribe to find out when, where and to what populations the COVID-19 has become available to.

Nevada County Public Health has partnered with 211 Connecting Point to provide the community text updates when new information about the COVID-19 vaccine in Nevada County becomes available. Residents can subscribe to find out updates like when, where and ...

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