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The state will move to Phase 3 and 4 of Kansas’ COVID-19 vaccination plan

3/17/2021

March 22 New phases.pdf

The state will move to Phase 3 and 4 of Kansas’ COVID-19 vaccination plan on March 22, 2021. With this move, individuals between ages 16 and 64 with a preexisting medical condition and other non-healthcare workers in critical infrastructure will be eligible for vaccination.

Kansans now eligible to be vaccinated include:

  • Those aged 16 through 64 with conditions that increase the risk for severe illness from COVID-19, including:
    o Cancer; 
    o Down Syndrome; 
    o Certain heart?conditions; 
    o Type 1 & 2 diabetes; 
    o Pregnancy;
    o Asthma;
    o Cystic fibrosis;
    o Liver disease;
    o Neurological conditions like dementia;
    o And other medical risks.

    • And other non-health care workers in critical infrastructure who cannot work remotely, including:
    o Agricultural and food workers not included in previous phases;
    o Workers performing in-person activities indoors;
    o Utility workers;
    o Social service and government workers not included in previous phases;
    o Logistics workers, such as truck transportation workers and couriers;
    o Water and wastewater workers;
    o Shelter, housing, and finance workers;
    o And information technology and communication workers.


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