COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

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Vaccines now available for:

  • Healthcare workers
  • Long-term care facility staff and residents
  • First responders
  • Ages 65 and older
  • K-12 teachers and school staff

Learn more about eligibility and requirements

Where can I get the vaccine?

The Utah Department of Health estimates the state will receive 1.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine during the month of March. This estimate is contingent on current production estimates materializing, and one new vaccine manufacturer bringing its product to market. This supply will allow vaccine providers to immunize individuals in new eligibility categories, while also finishing to vaccinate eligible individuals from earlier categories.

Local health departments
Nomi Health program
Local pharmacies

Local health departments

Please reach out to your local health department for updates, to schedule an appointment, or if you have vaccination questions.

You must schedule your appointment ahead of time. Do not just show up without an appointment, as each local health department may have a different process for registration. All local health departments are experiencing a high volume of calls and website traffic as demand for the COVID-19 vaccine is high. Everyone who wants the vaccine will get it over time. Thanks for your patience as it may take a few tries to get an appointment. 


Utah Department of Health

1-800-456-7707

 

Bear River Health Department
(Box Elder, Cache, and Rich counties)

 

Central Utah Public Health Department

(Juab, Millard, Piute, Sanpete, Sevier, and Wayne counties)

435-623-0696 (Juab County)
435-462-2449 or 435-835-2231
(Sanpete County)
435-743-5723 or 435-864-3612 (Millard County)
435-577-2521 (Piute County)
435-836-1317 (Wayne County)
435-896-5451 (Sevier County)

 

Davis County Health Department
801-525-4900

Salt Lake County Health Department
385-468-7468

San Juan Public Health Department

435-359-0038

 

Southeast Utah Health Department
(Carbon, Emery, and Grand counties)
435-637-3671 (Price office)
435-381-2252 (Castle Dale office)
435-259-5602 (Moab office)

Southwest Utah Public Health Department
(Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Kane, and Washington counties)
435-986-2549

Summit County Health Department

435-333-0050

 

Tooele County Health Department
435-277-2484

TriCounty Health Department
(Daggett, Duchesne, and Uintah counties)
435-247-1177 (Vernal office)
435-722-6300 (Roosevelt office)

Utah County Health Department
801-851-4357

Wasatch County Health Department

435-657-3276

 

Weber-Morgan Health Department
(Morgan and Weber counties) 
801-399-7777

 

 

 

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Nomi Health Program

The state of Utah has contracted with Nomi Health to provide vaccinations throughout Utah.


Local pharmacies

You can now schedule an appointment for the vaccine through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program at select pharmacies.

COVID-19 vaccination resources for those who identify as American Indian or Alaska Native (AI/AN) 


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Eligibility and requirements


The following groups of people can get the COVID-19 vaccine right now.
Call your local health department or local pharmacy to schedule your appointment. K-12 school staff may also talk with their school district about scheduling a vaccine appointment. 

  • Healthcare workers who have contact with patients (like dentists, physical or occupational therapists, front office staff in a clinic, medical aesthetics, home healthcare workers, etc.)
  • Long-term care facility staff and residents
  • First responders like EMS personnel, law enforcement officers, dispatchers, and corrections officers
  • K-12 school teacher or staff
  • Utahns 65 years and older

Starting March 1, 2021, people 16 years or older with any of the following medical conditions will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine (if you are 16 or 17 years old, you can ONLY get the Pfizer vaccine):

  • 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, ischaemic 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

(Click here for a list of the ICD-10 codes of the medical conditions eligible for vaccination)

You don’t need to get a doctor’s note to schedule your vaccine.

Patients who do not meet these criteria need to wait until those at highest risk have been vaccinated. We recognize that there are conditions outside of this list that are at high risk as well; however, we only have enough vaccine for those who are eligible with these conditions right now. These individuals are at a very high risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19 and we need to make sure they receive the vaccine as soon as possible.

Who’s next?

We expect COVID-19 vaccines will be available starting in April for other age groups, people with underlying medical conditions not listed above, and those who live in congregate settings and are at higher risk for the virus that causes COVID-19. Vaccines should be available for the general public in late spring or early summer. 

You don’t need to “get on a waiting list” to be vaccinated. When the vaccine is available, we expect to have it available at many locations throughout your community. These locations will be posted at https://vaccinefinder.org/.





Vaccine distribution counter

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Population fully vaccinated
(based on 2018 population estimates)

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1000

First Dose
Administered

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1000

Second Dose
Administered

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1000

Total Doses
Administered

*Data updated daily Monday through Friday.

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100

Males

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100

Females

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100%

Ages 70 and older

*Data updated daily Monday through Friday.

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COVID-19 Vaccinations

American Indian/Alaska Native
2047

Asian
3258

Black/African American
1142

Hispanic or Latino
8668

Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
677

White alone, not Hispanic or Latino
159506

Other race
9584

Unknown
80132

*Data updated daily Monday through Friday.

Vaccine distribution timeline:

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued emergency use authorization (EUA) for 2 COVID-19 vaccines to be used throughout the U.S. to prevent COVID-19.

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7 facts you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines


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The COVID-19 vaccination will be an important tool to help stop the pandemic. Stay up-to-date on vaccines, COVID-19 information, and Utah Department of Health recommendations so you can make informed decisions to keep yourself and your family safe and healthy.

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We are all in this together.

We recommend everyone keep practicing the health behaviors we know reduce the spread of COVID-19, until it is safer.

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Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth when you are in close contact with anyone who doesn’t live in your home, especially indoors.

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Wash your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds.

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Try to keep at least 6 feet or 2 meters between you and people who don’t live in your home, especially indoors.

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Stay home if you are sick.