Posted on March 16, 2021
COVID-19 vaccines are available free of charge and you do not need health insurance to receive the vaccine. All Sycamore Services staff members are also eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Individuals with high-risk conditions are also eligible. Initial groups of patients identified by their healthcare provider as highest risk of severe illness from COVID-19, according to the state.
These individuals will receive a unique registration link or may call 211 after receiving the notification:
• Active dialysis patients
• Sickle cell disease patients
• Down syndrome
• Post-solid organ transplant
• People who are actively in treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery) for cancer now or in the last three months, or with active primary lung cancer or active hematologic cancers (lymphoma, leukemia and multiple myeloma)
• Early childhood conditions that are carried into adulthood:
• Cystic fibrosis
• Muscular dystrophy
• People born with severe heart defects, requiring specialized medical care.
• People with severe type 1 diabetes, who have been hospitalized in the past year.
• Phenylketonuria (PKU), Tay-Sachs, and other rare, inherited metabolic disorders.
• Epilepsy with continuing seizures, hydrocephaly, microcephaly and other severe neurologic disorders
• People with severe asthma who have been hospitalized for this in the past year
• Alpha and beta thalassemia
• Spina bifida
• Cerebral palsy
• People who require supplemental oxygen and/or tracheostomy
• Pulmonary fibrosis, Alpha-1 Antitrypsin
• Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from blood or bone marrow transplant, immune deficiencies, combined primary immunodeficiency disorder, HIV, daily use of corticosteroids, use of other immune weakening medicines, receiving tumor necrosis factor-alpha blocker or rituximab.
• Intellectual and Developmentally Disabled individuals receiving home/community-based services. (Family and Social Services Administration will provide patient information for this community.)
Choose from the following links to schedule an appointment near you:
- Indiana State Department of Health sites: https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/vaccine/
- Walmart/Sam’s Club: www.walmart.com/COVIDvaccine
https://www.samsclub.com/pharmacy Sam’s Club offers the vaccine to members & nonmembers
- Kroger: https://www.kroger.com/rx/guest/get-vaccinated
- Meijer: https://clinic.meijer.com/
- CVS: https://www.cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine You can also make appointments through the CVS Pharmacy app. Individuals without online access can call 1-800-746-7287.
Call 211 if you need help registering
When you schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine, e-mail Maria Cantrell at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your vaccination date.