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Newman Regional Health giving vaccine booster shots

FILE - In this March 26, 2021, file photo a member of the Philadelphia Fire Department prepares...
FILE - In this March 26, 2021, file photo a member of the Philadelphia Fire Department prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination site setup in Philadelphia. Religious objections, once used only sparingly around the country to get exempted from various required vaccines, are becoming a much more widely used loophole against the COVID-19 shot. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)(Matt Rourke | AP)
Published: Oct. 4, 2021 at 1:30 PM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Newman Regional Health has started administering 3rd and boost doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Newman Regional Health is administering COVID-19 vaccines Tuesdays from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

To schedule a COVID-19 vaccination with Newman Regional Health, call the vaccine scheduling hotline at (620) 343-6801, schedule through the patient portal, or visit www.newmanrh.org/covid19vaccine.

Those eligible include anyone aged 65 and older, regardless of a medical condition, people in long-term care settings, 50-64-year-olds with underlying medical conditions, 18-64-year-olds who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission due to occupational or institutional settings based on individual benefits and risks, and 18-49-year-olds with underlying medical conditions.

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