Utah County seniors urged to sign up for COVID vaccine this week

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The Utah County Health Department says plenty of COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available for this week. They urge seniors 65 and older who haven’t signed up yet but want the COVID shot to make an appointment soon, as competition for those spots is about to increase.

“It will become very, very difficult to get an appointment in the very near future,” said Aislynn Tolman-Hill, spokesperson for the Utah County Health Department.

To sign up at various location in including grocery stores in Utah County, you can go to the county website, or call the help line at 801-851-4357.

One reason it’s about to get more difficult: If the 65 plus group doesn’t take the open spots available this week, the Utah County Health Department could petition the state to allow for the next eligible group to sign up early. The next eligible group is 16 years and older with certain medical conditions.

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