Persons Aged 75 years and Older that live in Fairfax county.
The risk for severe illness with COVID-19 increases with age, with older adults at highest risk. Severe illness means that a person with COVID-19 may require hospitalization, intensive care, or a ventilator to help them breathe, or they may even die. The goal of vaccinating this population is to decrease the burden of disease and death caused by COVID-19.
How Persons Aged 75 years and Older Can Access Vaccination.
Many of the people who are included in Phase 1b because of their age will be offered the vaccine through their healthcare provider. Others in this category will be able to access vaccination through their local health department or through arrangements with healthcare systems and pharmacies.
People in this category can start calling 703 324 7404. Starting today January 11.
Dennis W. Madtes, Commander Post 176 Springfield, VA