Feb 20, 2021 4:00 AM

More than 3,000 get COVID-19 vaccines

Posted Feb 20, 2021 4:00 AM

Geary County officials have reported that as of noon Friday, 3,197 people have received COVID vaccines in the county. That includes vaccines given through the Health Department, Geary Community Hospital, Konza Prairie Community Health Center, Brookdale Junction City and Valley View Senior Life along with pharmacy partners Dillon's, Walmart, CVS an Kolhoff.

All of those who have received the shots have received their first vaccine and 908 have received the second vaccine.  They were all part of Phase 1 and Phase 2.

Emergency Management Director Garry Berges said the county is still in Phase 2, which includes those over 65, school employees, firefighters and law enforcement.

You are encouraged to get signed up on the Geary County website at www.gearycounty.org or the Health Department at 762-5788 or Geary Community Hospital at 238-0305 to be placed on the list to receive your vaccine. You can also reach out to the pharmacies. You will be contacted when your phase is scheduled.