Maine CDC launches COVID-19 vaccine pre-registration website – WMTW Portland

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday released a new site to help Mainers pre-register for a COVID-19 vaccine.The state has actually been working on introducing the site for numerous weeks.Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah stated the website is not suggested to be a statewide vaccination registration system and will not supplant existing registration and appointment systems many of the states health care systems have actually already produced.”We know that as we move into the 50s, 30s, 40s, there are going to be more chances to get vaccinated since there might be more types of clinics that open,” Shah said. Shah stated the state is working to determine which companies will make use of the states system.Larger service providers such as MaineHealth plan to continue utilizing their own pre-registration system. “We have actually been and continue to work with the state on incorporating with their pre-registration system to guarantee that all Maine locals are provided a vaccination as quickly as possible,” MaineHealth stated in a statement.Northern Light Health says they will not use the states program and continue using their own. “It will, rather, fill in a gap for sites that wish to be doing more vaccination but are disappointed with their own existing scheduling platform,” Shah said.A link to the site lies on the Maine CDCs vaccination dashboard. Mainers offer their details and will be called with vaccination alternatives when eligible.People can continue to register and make appointments with health care suppliers with their own systems.As of Tuesday, Mainers 50 and older were eligible to be immunized. Mainers 16 and older will be qualified April 19.

AUGUSTA, Maine– The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday released a new website to assist Mainers pre-register for a COVID-19 vaccine.The state has actually been dealing with launching the website for several weeks.
Maine CDC Director Dr. Nirav Shah said the site is not implied to be a statewide vaccination registration system and will not supplant existing registration and visit systems much of the states healthcare systems have already developed.”We know that as we move into the 50s, 30s, 40s, there are going to be more opportunities to get vaccinated since there may be more kinds of centers that open,” Shah stated.
Shah stated the state is working to figure out which companies will utilize the states system.Larger companies such as MaineHealth strategy to continue utilizing their own pre-registration system. “We have been and continue to work with the state on incorporating with their pre-registration system to guarantee that all Maine locals are offered a vaccination as quickly as possible,” MaineHealth stated in a statement.Northern Light Health says they will not use the states program and continue utilizing their own.