Saint Alphonsus will host COVID clinic day on Monday; appointments needed

Dr. John Foote gets a COVID-19 vaccination from Dina Ellwanger, RN, and president and chief nursing officer for Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Ontario, who is currently working on the front lines due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Individuals who meet the latest eligibility guidelines from Oregon Health Authority to receive a COVID-19 vaccination now have another option for clinics to choose from.

Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Ontario will be hosting a clinic day at the hospital on Monday, according to information from Claudia Weathermon, public information officer.

Appointments are needed for the clinic, and can be made online at

Oregonians currently eligible include

• All adults 45-64 with underlying health conditions,

• Migrant and seasonal farm workers,

• Seafood and agricultural workers,

• Food processing workers,

• People living in low-income senior housing, senior congregate and independent living,

• Individuals experiencing homelessness,

• People currently displaced by wildfires,

• Wildland firefighters, and

• Pregnant people 16 and older.

In the near future, Saint Alphonsus will be offering stand-up vaccination clinics on Mondays and Fridays. Interested persons are urged to check the website often for new appointment dates.

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