Vaccines against COVID-19 | Benton County Oregon

Updated 02/19/2021

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Vaccine Distribution in Benton County

Please note: the survey to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine is not yet available to the general public.

Survey to make an appointment for the vaccine

As new groups qualify for the vaccine (based on guidance from the Oregon Health Authority), the County will update its vaccine evaluation survey to reflect these changes.

Benton County’s process for getting a vaccination appointment follows these steps:

  1. Those in the community who qualify must complete the survey. Those who need help completing the survey can call our COVID-19 call center at 541-766-6120.
  2. Community people who complete the survey will receive an email confirming that their survey has been received. Benton County sends an email confirming your delivery before 6 pm Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). Surveys received on Fridays will receive a confirmation email the next business day.
  3. Benton County prioritizes people following the Oregon Health Authority criteria.
  4. Benton County will send you a link with instructions for scheduling your appointment for both doses of the vaccine. It may take several weeks before you receive notification from Benton County to make your appointment.

Note: The limited supply of vaccines means that not everyone who is eligible to receive a vaccination will be able to receive a vaccination whenever they want.


Vaccine Distribution in Oregon

Updated 2/19/2021: On February 22, 2021, people age 70 and older, who have not been included in previous priority groups, can begin getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

Seniors 65 years of age and older will qualify to receive a vaccination for the next three weeks.

The state and Benton County also continue to prioritize individuals who qualify under Phase 1a and Phase 1b (educators and child care providers), while ensuring that seniors receive their first dose of vaccine.

Oregon’s vaccine supply is limited. It is estimated that until the beginning of April 2021 the first doses will be administered to all people who are likely to want a vaccine in Groups 1-5 of Phase 1B.

Those looking for more information can consult the following resources:

  • Online tool (currently in English only) at Getvaccinated.oregon.gov: This tool allows people to determine if they qualify to receive a vaccine. The tool Get Vaccinated Oregon is available to everyone in Oregon, and the information will be available in 11 languages.
    • Note: OHA’s eligibility tool does not result in a vaccination appointment or complete the County survey.
  • Calling and texting resources:
    • Senior Oregonians can text ORCOVID to 898211 for text message updates (English and Spanish only) or email ORCOVID@211info.org.
    • Seniors in Oregon can call 211 or 1-866-698-6155, which is open from 6 am to 7 pm every day, including holidays. Please note that wait times can be long due to high call volume. There is the option to have your call returned instead of being on hold (in English and Spanish). Free interpretation is available for all other languages. Deaf / Mute: Dial 711 or call 1-866-698-6155.

Please note: Meeting our vaccination goals depends on getting enough vaccines from the federal government.

Still not sure if you qualify?

The Oregon Health Authority has created a Vaccine Eligibility Tool to help the community better understand if they are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine under current guidelines.

Visit: https://vacunacovid.oregon.gov/


More information on the COVID-19 vaccine

Benton County COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Oregon Health Authority

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