Giving it Our Best Shot – Statewide Vaccination Plans

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Vaccine approval and administration are the next steps in the fight against COVID-19. As with nearly everything about this pandemic, guidance and action plans vary by jurisdiction, and are constantly evolving. To that end, this chart provides links to state agency websites, vaccine allocation plans, and other guidance related to the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, as well as basic vaccination plan phases.

This chart is not all-inclusive and does not cover municipalities, some of which have issued their own guidance. Nor does the chart include vaccine provider registration procedures or industry-specific guidance. The purpose of the below information is to give employers a general idea of what vaccine-related actions various jurisdictions are taking.

In addition, this post does not address other significant issues related to employee vaccinations, including potential wage and hour, discrimination, and privacy concerns. As a result, employers should consult with counsel for details on additional orders that may apply to their operations and for guidance on related legal questions.

Littler has created the COVID-19 Vaccination Toolkit for Employees of Healthcare & Long-Term Care Facilities to assist healthcare employers with an array of vaccine-related issues in the workplace. 

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Jurisdiction

Basic Phases

Vaccination Website and/or Distribution Plan links

Federal

Phase 1: the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends that both 1) healthcare personnel and 2) residents of long-term care facilities be offered COVID-19 vaccine in the initial phase of the vaccination program.

CDC COVID-19 Vaccination website

CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Program Interim Operational Guidance for Jurisdictions Playbook

CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Interim Recommendation for Allocating Initial Supplies of COVID-19 Vaccine (rev. 12/3/2020)

FDA COVID-19 Vaccination website

FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Vaccines to Prevent COVID-19: Guidance for Industry (rev. 10/2020)

FDA Development and Licensure of Vaccines to Prevent COVID-19: Guidance for Industry (rev. 6/2020)

EEOC Guidance on EEO law and vaccinations

Alabama

Phase 1a: frontline health workers; workers in healthcare services such as those providing transportation and environmental services and those in mortuary services; first responders.

Phase 1b: people with 2 or more of the defined comorbidities and underlying conditions.

Phase 2: K‐12 educators and school staff; persons at increased risk; and those in prison/jail and prison/jail staff not included in Phase 1.

Phase 3: workers in critical infrastructure; young adults and children; people who are pregnant.

Phase 4: General population not included in earlier phases.

Website: https://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/covid19/vaccine.html

Alabama COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 11/6/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/16/2020)

Alaska

Phase 1: healthcare personnel; workers in essential and critical industries; people at high risk for severe COVID-19 illness due to underlying medical conditions; and people age 65+.

Website: http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/epi/id/pages/COVID-19/vaccine.aspx

Alaska COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.1, 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

Arizona

Phase 1A: healthcare practitioners and technical occupations; healthcare support occupations; skilled nursing facility residents; assisted living, independent living, HUD senior housing; DES group homes for individuals with developmental disabilities and staff.

Phase 1B: adults with high-risk medical conditions living in shelters or other congregate living settings; education and childcare providers; protective service occupations; power and utility workers; food and agriculture related occupations; transportation and material moving occupations; state and local government workers that provide critical services for continuity of government; other essential workers.

Phase 1C: adults with underlying medical conditions; adults 65+; adults living in congregate settings.

Arizona COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.2, 12/14/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/2020)

Gov. Ducey Executive Order (11/18/2020)

Phase 1B Essential Employer COVID-19 Vaccine Request Form

Arkansas

Phase 1-A: at-risk healthcare workers, first responders, and essential government leaders.

Phase 1-B: essential workers who are at increased risk of infection, executive and legislative branch employees, and elected officials.

Phase 1-C: individuals age 65+ and those with chronic conditions.

Phase 2: other members of Phase 1 groups; additional healthcare employees in clinics, dentists’ offices and pharmacies; utility, transportation, grocery store, food processing and manufacturing employees; university employees; residents of long-term care and other congregate-living facilities.

Phase 3: remaining population.

Website: https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/covid-19-vaccination-plan

Arkansas COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 10/16/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccination Phased Plan (rev. 12/15/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/16/2020)

California

Phase 1A: persons at risk of virus exposure through their work in any role in direct healthcare or long-term care settings; residents of skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and similar long-term care settings for older or medically vulnerable individuals.

NOTE: the state has also proposed several variations for subprioritization during Phase 1A, summarized here.

Website: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/COVID-19Vaccine.aspx

California COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.1, 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Vaccine Planning Questions and Answers

Colorado

Phase 1A: healthcare workers.

Phase 1B: EMS, firefighters, police, public health personnel, corrections officers.

Phase 1C: residents and patients of assisted living, long-term care, and nursing homes.

Phase 2A: those in congregate housing.

Phase 2A: essential workers.

Phase 2B: higher-risk individuals.

Phase 3: general public.

Website: https://covid19.colorado.gov/covid-19-vaccine-development-and-planning

Colorado COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.1, 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Phased Distribution Approach Table

Frequently Asked Questions

Connecticut

Phase 1a: healthcare workers; nursing home residents; medical first responders.

Phase 1b: critical workforce; other congregate settings; adults 65+; high-risk individuals under 65.

Phase 2: individuals under 18; all remaining over 18.

Connecticut COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 10/15/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/27/2020)

Vaccine Advisory Group

Delaware

Phase 1a: residents of long-term care facilities and high-risk workers with routine exposure to infected individuals/materials in health/patient care settings.

Phase 1b: other essential healthcare personnel; adults with underlying medical conditions; adults 65+.

Phase 1c: public health and community health support workers; critical infrastructure workers; congregate care.

Phase 1d: other critical infrastructure as listed in state of emergency declarations and other high-risk populations.

Phase 2a: remainder of Phase 1 populations.

Phase 2b: persons with limited access to routine vaccination services; persons who work within critical services who can work from home.

Phase 3: essential workers; community support (local, county and state).

Phase 4: remaining general population.

Website: https://coronavirus.delaware.gov/vaccine/

Delaware COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 12/9/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

District of Columbia

Phase 1-A: healthcare workers, nursing and residential care facility employees, emergency healthcare responders.

Phase 1-B: people 65+; adults under 65 with underlying medical conditions; District government critical infrastructure personnel; law enforcement; Dept. of Corrections residents and staff; residential care community residents; nursing home residents; homeless individuals and transitional housing residents; grocery store employees; school and childcare providers and staff.

Website: https://coronavirus.dc.gov/vaccine

District of Columbia COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 11/27/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

Florida

Phase 1: residents of long-term care facilities; healthcare workers in high-risk and high-contact environments; adults 65+; those with significant comorbidities.

Website: https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/covid-19-vaccines-in-florida/

Florida COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Georgia

Phase 1-A: workers in healthcare settings.

Phase 1-B: all other essential workers and people at higher risk of severe COVID-19 illness, including people 65+.

Phase 1-C: people at higher risk of severe COVID-19 illness not already vaccinated.

Website: https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-vaccine

Georgia COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.3, 12/7/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/15/2020)

Hawaii

Phase 1: high-risk healthcare and home care employees; first responders who have high risk for COVID-19 exposure; residents with underlying health conditions, including those 65+ who live in congregate settings.

Phase 2: K-12 teachers and school staff as well as those in essential industries; those with underlying health conditions; those in homeless shelters or group homes with physical or mental disabilities and workers who serve them also fall into this category.

Phase 3: employees in industries or occupations not in the previous groups that are considered essential but face increased risk of exposure; young adults 18 to 22 years old and children from newborn to 17 years old.

Phase 4: all Hawaii residents who did not fall in any of the other priority groups.

Website: https://hawaiicovid19.com/vaccine/

Hawaii COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.1, 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/16/2020)

Idaho

Phase 1a: healthcare personnel and long-term care facility residents. 

Phase 1b: essential workers.

Other priority populations for initial COVID-19 vaccination may include: people at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19, including those with underlying medical conditions and people 65 years of age and older.

Website: https://coronavirus.idaho.gov/covid-19-vaccine/

Idaho COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.2, 10/19/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary

COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation for Initial Distribution (rev. 11/20/2020)

Idaho COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee (CVAC) Vaccine Prioritization (rev. 12/9/2020)

Vaccine Advisory Committee with Meeting Dates and Agendas

Illinois

Phase 1a: healthcare personnel; long-term care facility residents.

Phase 1b: essential frontline workers.

Phase 1c: adults with high-risk medical conditions and those over 65 years of age.

Phase 2: workers in industries and occupations important to the functioning of society; people with moderate comorbid conditions.

Phase 3: young adults age 18-30; children.

Website: https://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19/vaccination-plan

Illinois SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Planning Guide (v.3.0, 12/4/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Vaccine FAQ

Indiana

Phase 1-A: all paid and unpaid persons serving in healthcare settings.

Phase 1-B:  individuals who are at particular risk of morbidity and mortality associated with COVID-19.

Phase 2:  individuals who are at elevated risk of transmission of the disease because of working or living circumstances.

Phase 3: general public vaccination.

Website: https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/vaccine/index.htm

Indiana COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and Executive Summary (rev. 10/20/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ (rev. 12/12/2020)

Iowa

Phase 1-A: paid and unpaid persons serving in healthcare settings who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials; long-term care facility residents and staff.

Phase 1-B: persons living in residential care facilities, assisted living programs, elder group homes, and independent living facilities; people 65+; people involved in essential functions of society and cannot socially distance in the workplace; adults with high-risk medical conditions who possess risk factors for severe COVID-19 illness.

Website: https://idph.iowa.gov/Emerging-Health-Issues/Novel-Coronavirus/Vaccine

Iowa COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.2, 12/4/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/16/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ (rev. 11/20/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccine Information Brief (rev. 12/3/2020)

Kansas

Phase 1A: healthcare workers who treat COVID-patients.

Phase 1B: other essential workers, nursing home residents, individuals over age 65, high-risk groups.

Website: https://www.coronavirus.kdheks.gov/284/COVID-19-Vaccine

Kansas COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.1.2, 11/4/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Weekly Vaccine Update (11/25/2020)

Kentucky

Phase 1: high-risk healthcare workers, first responders, those with underlying health conditions that put them at a higher risk, older adults living in congregate or overcrowded settings.

Phase 2: K-12 teachers, school staff and child care workers; critical workers in high-risk settings or workers who are in industries essential to the functioning of society and have a higher risk of exposure; people with underlying conditions that put them at a "moderately" higher risk; people in homeless shelters or group homes for individuals with disabilities, including serious mental illnesses or other physical disabilities; people in prisons, jails, detention centers or similar facilities; all older adults not included in Phase 1.

Phase 3: young adults, children; workers in industries important to the functioning of society, not included in Phase 1 or 2.

Phase 4: All other individuals not included in the first three phases.

Website: https://govstatus.egov.com/ky-covid-vaccine

Kentucky COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 10/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccination FAQ (rev. 11/25/2020)

Louisiana

Phase 1: hospital workers; emergency medical responders; nursing home residents and staff.

Phase 2: K-12 teachers and staff; child care workers; people in high-risk settings and essential jobs; people in homeless shelters, group homes for individuals with disabilities and staff at those facilities; prisoners and their guards; older adults; and people with health conditions that put them at greater risk of severe COVID-19 infection.

Website: https://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/page/4042

Louisiana COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.1, 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/16/2020)

Maine

Phase 1a: high-risk workers in healthcare facilities; nursing home/long-term care residents.

Phase 1b: first responders; those with comorbid and underlying conditions; older adults living in congregate or overcrowded settings.

Phase 2: critical risk workers; older adults not included in Phase 1; teachers and school staff; incarcerated adults and correctional facility personnel.

Phase 3: workers in industries essential to the functioning of society and at increased risk of exposure not included in Phase 1 or 2; children and young adults.

Phase 4: remaining population.

Maine COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.1, 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Maryland

Phase 1: front-line responders and healthcare workers caring for COVID-19 patients; staff and residents of nursing homes; people in correctional facilities and facility staff; people with comorbid or underlying conditions that put them significantly at risk; judiciary.

Maryland COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and Executive Summary (rev. 10/16/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccination FAQ (rev. 10/26/2020)

Massachusetts

Phase 1: healthcare workers doing direct and COVID-facing care; long-term care facilities, rest homes and assisted living facilities; first responders; congregate care settings; home-based healthcare workers; healthcare workers doing non-COVID facing care.

Phase 2: those with comorbidities; early education, K-12, transit, grocery, utility, food and agriculture, sanitation, public works and public health workers; adults 65+.

Phase 3: general public.

Website: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/preparing-for-a-covid-19-vaccine

Massachusetts COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.1, 10/16/20)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Distribution Priority Outline

Michigan

Phase 1A Priority 1: emergency medical service providers; general medical floor; emergency department; intensive care units.

Phase 1A Priority 2:  other medical workers.

Phase 1B: other essential workers.

Phase 1C: high-risk individuals.

Phase 2: Individuals 18 years of age or older who did not otherwise fit into the earlier groups for whom the vaccine is recommended.

Website: https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/0,9753,7-406-98178_103214---,00.html

Michigan COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 11/2/2020)

Michigan COVID-19 Vaccination Interim Prioritization Guidance (rev. 12/13/2020)

Minnesota

Phase 1: healthcare personnel, emergency responders, those involved with community testing; residents of skilled nursing facilities and nursing homes; those with intellectual disabilities and other adult residents living in residential care facilities.

Website: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/vaccine.html

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/21/2020)

Phase 1a Guide

Mississippi

Phase 1a: healthcare personnel who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials and are unable to work from home; first responders.

Phase 1b: Mississippi National Guard; other critical workers; emergency and law enforcement personnel not included in Phase 1-A, food packaging and distribution workers, teachers/school staff, childcare providers; adults over 65; people with underlying medical conditions that are risk factors for severe COVID-19 illness.

Website: https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/14,0,71,975.html

Mississippi COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.1, 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/22/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccination Planning PPT

Missouri

Phase 1: healthcare personnel and staff at hospitals and long-term care facilities; essential workers; individuals at high risk for severe COVID-19 illness.

Phase 2: members of Phase 1 populations who did not yet receive vaccine, then general population as availability increases.

Phase 3: all Missouri residents.

Website: https://covidvaccine.mo.gov/

Missouri COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Montana

Tier 1: critical infrastructure workforce including healthcare personnel; other essential workers (follow CISA definitions).

Tier 2: people at increased risk for severe COVID-19 infections.

Tier 3: people at increased risk of acquiring or transmitting COVID-19; people from tribal communities; people who are incarcerated/detained in correctional facilities; people experiencing homelessness/living in shelters; people attending colleges/universities; people who work in educational settings; people living and working in other congregate settings.

Tier 4: people with limited access to vaccination services.

Tier 5: general population.

Montana COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.1.2, 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Nebraska

Phase 1A: healthcare personnel providing patient care.

Phase 1B: residents of nursing homes, assisted living, independent living, skilled nursing; people over 65; people with specified underlying medical conditions; essential critical infrastructure workforce; vulnerable populations and people living in congregate settings.

Phase 2: general population.

Website: http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/COVID-19-Vaccine-Information.aspx

Nebraska COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 12/7/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Nevada

Phase 1: healthcare personnel, people at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19, people 65+, essential/critical infrastructure workers.

Phase 2: critical populations who were not yet vaccinated; general population.

Nevada COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and Executive Summary (v.2, 12/1/2020)

New Hampshire

Phase 1a: high-risk health workers; first responders.

Phase 1b: people with underlying or comorbid conditions that put them at high risk for severe infection; older adults living in congregate or overcrowded settings.

Phase 2: K-12 teachers, school staff, childcare workers; critical workers in high risk settings; staff and residents of congregate living; correctional and detention facilities; older adults not included in Phase 1; people with underlying or comorbid conditions that put them at moderately higher risk for severe COVID-19.

Phase 3: workers in industries and occupations important to the functioning of society who were not included in Phase 1 or 2; children and young adults.

Phase 4: general population.

New Hampshire COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 10/30/20)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/2020)

Vaccination Planning FAQ (rev. 11/4/2020)

New Jersey

Phase 1: healthcare workers who may have contact with infected patients or infectious materials; other essential workers; people at higher risk of severe COVID-19 illness.

All individuals, regardless of age, shall be enrolled in the New Jersey Immunization Information System (NJIIS) prior to or concurrent with receipt of a COVID-19 vaccination in New Jersey.

Website: https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/covid2019_vaccination.shtml

New Jersey COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.1, 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Gov. Murphy Executive Order 12/4/2020

COVID-19 Vaccination Plan At-A-Glance (rev. 11/2/2020)

Expectations for Population Prioritization at Hospital-Based COVID-19 Vaccination Points of Dispensing (12/10/2020)

Vaccine Priority Groups

Frequently Asked Questions

New Mexico

Early Phase 1: healthcare workers who have direct contact with COVID-positive patients; healthcare workers who work in settings with a high risk of spreading the virus to vulnerable populations.

Late Phase 1: residents of other group care settings; other healthcare workers and healthcare providers.

Website: https://cv.nmhealth.org/providers/vaccines/

New Mexico COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

New York

Phase 1: healthcare workers in patient care settings; long-term care facility workers who regularly interact with residents; most at-risk long-term care facility patients.

Phase 2: first responders; teachers/school staff; childcare providers; public health workers; other essential frontline workers that regularly interact with public or maintain critical infrastructure; other long-term care facility patients and those living in other congregate settings; individuals in general population deemed particularly high risk due to comorbidities and health conditions.

Phase 3: individuals over age 65; other high-risk individuals.

Phase 4: all other essential workers.

Phase 5: healthy adults and children.

Website: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/covid-19-vaccine

New York COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Gov. Cuomo 10/18/2020 Press Release Including Vaccine Prioritization Matrix

North Carolina

Phase 1a: healthcare workers at high risk of exposure to COVID-19; long-term care staff and residents.

Phase 1b: Adults with two or more chronic conditions that put them at risk of severe illness; adults at high risk of exposure, healthcare workers, and those living in prisons, homeless shelters, migrant and fishery housing with 2+ chronic conditions; those working in prisons, jails and homeless shelters.

Phase 2: essential frontline workers, healthcare workers, and those living in prisons, homeless shelters or migrant and fishery housing; adults age 65+, and those younger with one chronic condition that puts them at risk of severe illness.

Phase 3: students and those employed in jobs that are critical to society and at lower risk of exposure.

Phase 4: remainder of population.

Website: https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/about-covid-19/vaccines

North Carolina COVID-19 Vaccination Plan with Executive Summary (rev. 10/16/2020)

NCDHHS COVID-19 Vaccine Update and FAQ (rev. 11/18/20)

COVID-19 Vaccination Overview PPT (rev. 10/27/2020)

North Dakota

Phase 1A: healthcare workers and long-term care facility residents.

Breakdown of tiers within 1A, including lists of which categories of healthcare workers fall within which tiers, available here: Phase 1A for COVID Vaccine

Website: https://www.health.nd.gov/covid-19-vaccine-information

North Dakota COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.1.2, 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ (rev. 11/27/2020)

Ohio

Phase 1A: healthcare personnel routinely involved in the care of COVID-19 patients; nursing home and assisted living facility residents and staff; patients and staff at psychiatric hospitals; residents and staff of group homes or facilities for people with intellectual disabilities or mental illness; residents and staff at veterans’ homes; EMS responders.

Ohio COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Oklahoma

Phase 1:  long-term residents and staff; healthcare workers providing direct inpatient COVID care; public health staff conducting front-line COVID-19 pandemic mitigation and control activities; emergency medical responders.

Phase 2: other first responders; healthcare workers providing direct COVID outpatient care and services; adults 65+, and adults of any age with comorbidities; staff and residents in congregate locations and worksites; certain manufacturing facilities with limited social distancing capacity who are critical to the maintenance of the food supply; public health staff supporting front-line efforts, officials critical to maintain continuity of governmental operations and services; teachers and support staff.

Phase 3: students, residents and administrative staff in educational settings; critical infrastructure personnel.

Phase 4: open to all Oklahoma residents.

Website: https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov/vaccine-info

Oklahoma COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 10/14/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/20/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccine Priority Population Framework for Oklahoma (rev. 12/8/2020)

Oregon

Phase 1A: front-line healthcare workers and support staff; emergency medical service providers; residents and workers in long-term and communal care settings.

Phase 1B: other essential workers; people at higher risk of severe COVID-19 illness.

Website: https://govstatus.egov.com/or-oha-covid-vaccine

Oregon COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.1.1, 11/6/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Pennsylvania

Phase 1: healthcare personnel; EMS first responders; staff and residents of congregate care settings; adults over 65; critical workers maintaining core functions; essential workers.

Phase 2: Phase 1 critical populations who were not yet vaccinated; and general population.

Website: https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Vaccine.aspx

Pennsylvania COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.3, 12/11/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/23/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

Puerto Rico

N/A

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/16/2020)

Rhode Island

Phase 1A: high-risk healthcare workers and first responders.

Phase 1B: people with significant comorbid conditions and older adults in congregate or overcrowded settings.

Phase 2: K-12 teachers, school staff, and childcare providers; critical workers in high-risk settings; people with moderate comorbid conditions; people in homeless shelters or group homes and staff; incarcerated or detained people and facility staff; all older adults.

Phase 3: young adults; children; workers in industries important to the functioning of society.

Website: https://health.ri.gov/covid/vaccine/

Rhode Island COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.1, 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ (rev. 11/16/2020)

South Carolina

Phase 1a: those performing direct medical care to suspected and/or confirmed COVID-19 patients; ancillary staff directly interacting with suspected and/or confirmed COVID-19 patients; emergency room staff, suspected and/or confirmed COVID-19 patients; medical first responders and hospital transport personnel; those providing direct medical care in correctional facilities; those providing direct medical care in dialysis and infusion centers; workers in outpatient medical settings frequently treating persons with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infection; workers in settings where monoclonal antibodies for COVID-19 infusions are given; home health and hospice workers; public health nurses/personnel visiting facilities  with possible COVID-19 cases; autopsy room staff, coroners, embalmers, and funeral home staff at risk of exposure to bodily fluids.

Phase 1b: people who play a crucial role in sustaining essential functions of society and cannot socially distance in the workplace, and people at increased risk for severe COVID-19 illness, including people 65+.

Website: https://scdhec.gov/covid19/covid-19-vaccination

South Carolina COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 12/7/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/22/2020)

Phase 1a Guidance for COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation (rev. 12/10/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

South Dakota

Phase 1a: frontline healthcare workers in emergency departments, intensive care units, and dedicated COVID-19 acute care units; EMS workers.

Phase 1b: long-term care facility residents; people of all ages with more than 2 underlying medical conditions that put them at significantly higher risk; law enforcement.

Website: https://doh.sd.gov/COVID/Vaccine/Public.aspx

South Dakota COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.3.0, 11/18/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/23/2020)

Tennessee

Phase 1a1: hospital/freestanding ER staff with direct patient exposure and/or exposure to potentially infectious materials; home care staff; mass testing site staff; student health providers; long-term care facility staff and residents; first responders with direct public exposure.

Phase 1a2: other healthcare providers.

Phase 1b: adults with two or more specified high-risk conditions.

Phase 2: critical infrastructure workers; K-12 teachers and school staff; childcare providers; individuals with one or more specified high-risk conditions; healthy individuals over age 65; congregate care residents and staff; corrections residents and staff.

Phase 3: young adults; children; workers at entities or industries important to society and with higher risk of exposure.

Phase 4: anyone not already vaccinated.

Website: https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov/covid-19-vaccine-information.html

Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.2, 12/2/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/16/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ (rev. 11/18/2020)

Texas

Phase 1A (Tier 1): healthcare providers; long-term care staff working directly with vulnerable residents; direct care providers at nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and state-supported living centers; EMS providers; home healthcare workers.

(Tier 2): staff in outpatient care offices and other support staff; direct care staff in freestanding emergency medical care facilities and urgent care clinics; community pharmacy staff; public health and emergency response staff directly involved in administration of COVID testing and vaccinations; last responders; school nurses who provide health care to students and teachers.

Website: https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/coronavirus/immunize/vaccine.aspx

Texas COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.1, 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Guiding Principles and Health Care Workers Definition (rev. 11/23/2020)

COVID-19 Expert Vaccine Allocation Panel

Utah

Phase 1a: frontline hospital healthcare workers; long-term care facility staff.

Phase 1b: remaining hospital staff; non-hospital healthcare workers; people living in congregate facilities; long-term care facility residents; critical infrastructure employees; tribal populations; incarcerated populations; medically high-risk people.

Phase 2: adults over 65; other critical populations.

Phase 3: general public.

Website: https://coronavirus.utah.gov/vaccine/

Utah COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.1, 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Vaccine Distribution Timeline

Vermont

Phase 1a: frontline healthcare workers (intensive care units and emergency departments, first responders, and staffers at long-term care facilities).

Website: https://www.healthvermont.gov/covid-19/vaccine/vermont-covid-19-vaccine-planning

Vermont COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 10/21/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/21/2020)

Virginia

Phase 1: healthcare personnel with direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials; adults with underlying medical conditions that are risk factors for severe COVID-19 illness; people 65+.

Website: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/immunization/covid19vaccine/

Virginia COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.2, 11/16/2020)

Summary of Changes in Plan Version 2.0

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Vaccination FAQ

Washington

Phase 1a: healthcare workers serving patients who either have confirmed or suspected COVID-19; staff and residents of long-term care facilities.

Website: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/COVID19/Vaccine

Washington COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v. 1, 10/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/2020)

Frequently Asked Questions

West Virginia

Phase 1-A: hospital personnel.

Phase 1-B: community infrastructure workers; emergency responders; public health officials; dental/orthodontic/oral surgery personnel; corrections staff.

Phase 1-C: other healthcare.

Phase 1-D: other critical sectors vital to state/government services.

Website: https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/Pages/Vaccine.aspx

West Virginia COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (rev. 10/16/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Vaccination Program Planning PPT (rev. 11/19/2020)

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

Wisconsin

Phase 1a: healthcare workers exposed to or treating people with COVID-19; residents of long-term care or assisted living facilities.

Website: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/vaccine.htm

Wisconsin COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (10/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/26/2020)

Phase 1a Guidance for Vaccinating Entities to Prioritize COVID-19 Vaccine in Priority Populations (rev. 12/2020)

Wyoming

Phase 1a: hospital staff; EMS personnel/fire department personnel that are EMTs; long-term care facilities and healthcare providers; public health nursing staff and other HCPs administering vaccines; tribal public health; public health nurses and HCPs who regularly conduct COVID sample collection; inpatient/residential behavioral health facility HCPs; urgent care clinics and other medical clinics; law enforcement; licensed/credentialed medical and dental direct care staff working in other locations who have regular exposure to potentially positive COVID-19 patients or infectious material; public health offices and local health departments; home healthcare providers; school nurses; laboratories; pharmacy staff; other healthcare facility staff.

Phase 1b: critical infrastructure workforce; adults over 65; people at significant risk of severe COVID-19 illness.

Website: https://health.wyo.gov/publichealth/immunization/wyoming-covid-19-vaccine-information/

Wyoming COVID-19 Vaccination Plan (v.2, 11/25/2020)

Vaccination Plan Executive Summary (rev. 10/16/2020)

Phase 1a COVID-19 Vaccination Priorities (rev. 12/9/2020)

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