W.Va. Gov. Justice Lowered Vaccine Age to 65 +


Governor Jim Justice announced the age requirement for seniors to receive their first-round dose of COVID-19 vaccine has been lowered to 65 years and older.


Last week, Justice lowered the age limit to 70 years and older.


The Governor cited a push from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to drop the age grouping to 65 and older this week.


“They may very well restrict the number of vaccines they send because they want us to be at 65,” Justice said. “So, we go to 65.”


All scheduled vaccination clinics this week are now open for anyone age 65 and over.


In Logan, the Vaccine clinic this week is already full, but Health Department Director Steve Browning said the department is still taking appointments for the next clinics when they are announced.


To set up an appointment for a shot call the Logan County Health Department at

304-792-8630

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