Riverside County held a coronavirus vaccine clinic in Thousand Palms Thursday for workers in phase A1 in the state’s stages of vaccine distribution.
Phase A1 includes all healthcare workers and long-term care residents.
Over 400 appointments were reportedly schedules for Thursday.
There will be more vaccine clinics in the Coachella Valley on Sunday and Monday for all workers in phase 1A.
On Sunday, January 10, a clinic will be held at the Indio Fairgrounds from 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. and on Monday, January 11, also at the Indio Fairgrounds from 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Proof of employment is required and you must register to attend.
Vaccines are only being offered to these workers at this time:
Skilled Nursing Facilities and Assisted Living Facilities (medically vulnerable individuals)
First Responders (paramedic/EMTs)
Behavioral Health (psychiatric)
Dialysis Centers (staff)
Pharmacist & Pharmacy Staff
Intermediate Care Facilities
Home Health and IHSS
Public Health (field)/DPSS
Community Health Workers
Primary Care & Community Clinics
Urgent Cares (stand-alone)
Dental/Oral Health Clinics
Mortuary Services Industries
Editor’s note: This article has been updated. The previous dates were listed incorrectly. January 10th and 11th is correct.