The following NH timelines for distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine were announced today by the state:
Phase 1A: underway now and will last through January. Vaccinating high-risk health workers, first responders and residents of long-term care facilities.
Phase 1B: January to March. Includes 75 and older, those with medical conditions that put them at a significantly higher risk with two or more conditions, staff/residents of facilities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and corrections officers/staff.
Phase 2A: March to May. Includes 65 to 74 years old; K-12 teachers/ school/child care staff.
Phase 2B: March to May. People ages 50 to 65.
Phase 3A: expected to begin in May, for medically vulnerable people at moderate risk, age 50 and younger.
Phase 3B: May and beyond and will include everyone else not already vaccinated.
Vaccines will be distributed in a variety of settings; future information regarding the distribution will be available from health care providers and also available online at nh.gov/covid19.
The state is currently at Phase 1A.
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