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COVID vaccinations now available to people 50+ who live or work in Butte County

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility is expanding in Butte County to people 50+ who live or work in the county, according to Butte County Public Health.

Posted: Mar 19, 2021 2:50 PM
Updated: Mar 19, 2021 4:40 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. – COVID-19 vaccine eligibility is expanding in Butte County to people 50+ who live or work in the county, according to Butte County Public Health.

Health officials said this change is effective immediately for upcoming first dose community vaccination clinics.

If attending a clinic in Butte County, you must live or work in Butte County. If you do not meet the age, sector, or residence eligibility requirements, you will be turned away at the vaccination clinic, according to Butte County Public Health.

Chico community vaccination clinics will take place on March 22, 23, and 24 at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds. All vaccinations are by appointment only. Click here to make an appointment.

Those who need assistance or do not have internet, may call the Enloe scheduling hotline at (530) 332-9520 or the County COVID-19 Call Center at (530) 552-3050.

Butte County Public Health said due to a current limitation within the State’s online scheduling system, MyTurn, persons who are 50+ will need to check the ’65-74’ age range option to get the scheduling process started. You will then be prompted to enter your date of birth at which time you will enter your actual date of birth. The 65-74 age option is only to get the process started, use your real date of birth after that point. Your date of birth will be used to verify eligibility when you arrive at the vaccination clinic.

The Oroville community vaccination clinics will take place on March 24 and March 25 at the Oroville Sports Club. Click here to book your appointment. Those who need assistance or do not have internet, may call the County COVID-19 Call Center: (530) 552-3050.

Click here for more information about the COVID-19 vaccines in Butte County.

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