Call your provider for an appointment. If they are not vaccinating patients, they will provide your name and contact information to a health care system which will contact you to schedule an appointment.
Providers are asked to use their clinical judgment to continue to prioritize persons with high-risk medical conditions (see the list below), including disabilities, and their non-paid caregivers.
- Chronic kidney disease
- Chronic lung diseases, including COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), asthma (moderate-to-severe), interstitial lung disease, cystic fibrosis, and pulmonary hypertension
- Dementia or other neurological conditions
- Diabetes (type 1 or type 2)
- Down syndrome
- Heart conditions (such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies or hypertension)
- HIV infection
- Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system)
- Intellectual/developmental/physical disabilities
- Liver disease
- Other Chronic Lung Disease (interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension)
- Overweight and obesity
- Severe and Persistent Mental/Behavioral Health Condition
- Sickle cell disease or thalassemia
- Smoking, current or former
- Solid organ or blood stem cell transplant
- Stroke or cerebrovascular disease, which affects blood flow to the brain
- Substance Use Disorder(s)
Medical providers who wish to vaccinate individuals must enroll in the state’s immunization system through a separate process. Information and instructions can be found on the Medical Provider page here.
Facts at a Glance:
- Vaccines are free.
- May be limited to patients.
- Doctors may charge a reimbursable fee but are not permitted to charge out of pocket costs.
Report Vaccination Violations
Additionally, any health care provider who intentionally or willfully provides or distributes, or who supervises someone who intentionally or willfully provides or distributes the COVID-19 vaccine to any individual who is not authorized to receive such vaccine pursuant to the Vaccination Guidance is guilty of unprofessional conduct as defined in Title 24 and may be subject to licensure discipline. Send your complaints to Division of Professional Regulation about this conduct.
Get More COVID Data
For more data on Delaware COVID cases, testing and outcomes, including demographic breakdowns, go to My Healthy Community