Health department opens up COVID-19 vaccines to everyone 18 years and older | Health & Fitness



The Three Rivers Health Department authorizes people aged 18 and over to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.

According to a press release from Three Rivers, the new age eligibility went into effect on Monday.

The increase in the age range for the responsibility of Three Rivers Public Health for the Dodge, Saunders and Washington counties is intended to help fill appointments at all clinic and pharmacy locations in the district.

This also includes all 3RPHD clinics along with their health partners including: Methodist Fremont Health in Fremont, Memorial Community Hospital and Health System in Blair, and Saunders Medical Center in Wahoo.

The pharmacies in the 3RPHD service area include:

• Ashland Pharmacy Inc., 1401 Silver St., Ashland.

• Walmart, 1882 Holly St., Blair.

• Walmart, 3010 E. 23rd St., Fremont.

• Hy-Vee, 840 E. 23rd St., Fremont.

• Medicine Man Pharmacy, 748 N. Main St., North Bend.

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• Scribner Drug Store, 416 Main St., Scribner.

Individuals can also make appointments on the Three Rivers website at https://www.threeriverspublichealth.org/COVID-19/COVID-19-Updates, as well as on their partners’ websites and social media accounts.

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