FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 21, 2021
Contact: Jamie Downs
206 N. Griffith, Suite B
El Dorado, KS 67042
Butler County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccination Phase 2
El Dorado, Kansas – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has announced the State will move to Phase 2 for COVID-19 vaccinations on January 21st, 2021. Butler County will complete Phase 1 on that date and transition to Phase 2 on January 25th, 2021.
The Butler County COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee has determined the first three priority groups for Phase 2 will be First Responders, K-12 Staff and individuals 65 years and older. Each of the identified groups will have a designated day to receive their vaccination. All vaccination clinics will be held by appointment only at the Butler County Community Building located at 206 Griffith, El Dorado, Kansas, 67042. Vaccine sign-up will be completed online. The sign-up link will be located on the COVID-19 Vaccine page on the Butler County website (www.bucoks.com.) The COVID-19 Vaccine page will be accessible on Monday, January 25th, 2021.
Updates pertaining to Butler County’s vaccination process will be posted on the Butler County Kansas Health Department’s Facebook page and on the Butler County website on the COVID-19 Resource Page and the COVID-19 Vaccine Page.
The Butler County Health Department encourages everyone to work together as a community to make sure everyone has the opportunity to receive the vaccine by checking on those you know who may not have access to the internet and to make a plan to notify them and help them register for the vaccine. Thank you for your continued patience and cooperation regarding the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine in Butler County.