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.
Stats on COVID-19
For more data on Delaware COVID-19 cases including demographic breakdowns, go to My Healthy Community