VACCINES ARE NOT AVAILABLE YET. PLEASE CHECK BACK IN 1-2 WEEKS FOR UPDATES. PLEASE DISREGARD BELOW MESSAGE.
Dear Valued Patient,
Thank you for choosing Primary Care Joliet as your primary care provider. We pride ourselves in being able to provide the care needed during this public health emergency. Primary Care Joliet is pleased to announce that we will be securing vaccine supply to vaccinate our patients based on the guidance of our state's mass vaccination plan.
We are currently accepting appointments for CURRENT PATIENTS who qualify within phase 1A and 1B as detailed below. Existing patients who have not been seen in the last 6 months will not be scheduled for a vaccine without first seeing their provider. For new patients, please schedule a visit with one of our providers to establish care. Please click the link to schedule your appointment under "COVID VACCINATION":
PLEASE NOTE YOUR EMPLOYER AND OCCUPATION UNDER APPOINTMENT REASON IF YOU ARE NOT AGE 65+.
For more guidance on the vaccine roll out, please see below:
Phase 1: Limited and/or scarce supply of COVID-19 vaccine doses are available. Initial efforts focus on reaching critical populations. Ensure vaccination locations selected can reach populations, manage cold-chain requirements, and meet reporting requirements for vaccine supply and uptake. Vaccine administration strategies in Phase 1 are divided into three subphases: (Note: Phases may be adjusted based on continued guidance from CDC/ACIP)
Phase 1a ▪ Healthcare Personnel • Hospital settings • Non-hospital healthcare ▪ Long-term care facility staff and all residents ▪ Other identified congregate care staff and all residents
Phase 1b ▪ Persons aged 65 years and older ▪ Frontline essential workers ▪ Inmates
Phase 1c: Possible groups could include; ▪ Persons aged 16 to 64 years old with high-risk medical conditions ▪ Other essential workers
Phase 2: Larger number of vaccines are available. The focus is on ensuring access to vaccine for members of Phase 1 critical populations not yet vaccinated and extend efforts to reach Phase 2 critical populations. Possible groups could include, pending additional ACIP recommendations: o Possible groups could include: The rest of the population.