Covid-19 Vaccination Patient Eligibility and Registration

We will continue to offer COVID-19 vaccination appointments and registration at our clinics based on the number of vaccines allocated to the Delta Health Center each week by both the federal and state government.

The number of vaccines the DHC receives varies from week to week. This impacts appointment availability.

Who Is Eligible for Vaccination?

The following groups are eligible to seek vaccination in accordance with the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) prioritization plan:

  • Adults aged 65 and older. Adults in this age group can be vaccinated at any of our DHC clinics.

  • Anyone 18 to 64 years old with a chronic health condition that may put them at higher risk from COVID-19. Qualifying health conditions:

    Please Note: Your physician or medical provider may advise that you can be vaccinated even if you do not have a health condition listed below.

    • Cancer
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
    • Down Syndrome
    • Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
    • Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant
    • Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 kg/m2 or higher but less than 40 kg/m2)
    • Severe Obesity (BMI 40 kg/m2 or higher)
    • Pregnancy
    • Sickle cell disease
    • Smoking
    • Diabetes
    • Or other medical conditions as determined by your medical provider
  • Long-term care facility residents and staff.

  • Healthcare personnel and EMT/paramedics, paid or unpaid, in any setting where they may be exposed directly or indirectly to COVID-19 patients or COVID-19 infectious materials.

    Healthcare workers include nurses, physicians, emergency medical services, technicians, pharmacists, dietary and food staff, environmental services staff and others.

    Healthcare settings include acute care facilities, long-term acute care facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health care, mobile clinics, outpatient facilities such as physicians' offices and others.

    If you have had severe reactions from previous vaccines or injectable medications, please consult with your doctor or a private medical provider about vaccination.

Proof of Residency

Proof of residency may include one of the following:

  • State or government-issued ID

COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. Two doses are needed

  • The second Moderna vaccine dose should be given 4-6 weeks after your 1st dose
  • Moderna is effective when received 28 days apart
  • Please make sure you schedule an appointment to take your second dose at the same location where you received your first dose.

CDC COVID-19 Vaccines Resources

  • 8 Things to Know about the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccination Program
  • Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination
  • The safety of COVID-19 vaccines is a top priority.

    The U.S. vaccine safety system ensures that all vaccines are as safe as possible. Learn how federal partners are working together to ensure the safety of COVID-19 vaccines. CDC has developed a new tool, v-safe, as an additional layer of safety monitoring to increase our ability to rapidly detect any safety issues with COVID-19 vaccines. V-safe is a new smartphone-based, after-vaccination health checker for people who receive COVID-19 vaccines.

Patient Vaccination Registration

What to Expect?
If you are 18 or older, please register for COVID-19 vaccination using the form below. When you arrive onsite, expect vaccination and related paperwork to take about 10 minutes. We also have a 15-minute observation period after vaccination.

If this is your first time visiting a DHC Clinic, please download and complete the patient registration form below. Please bring it with you when you come to the clinic for your COVID-19 vaccination.
Patient Registration Form

If you have any issues completing the registration form below, you can register by calling our dedicated COVID-19 vaccination phone line at (662) 741-8822.

To proceed with registering for COVID-19 vaccination, please answer the following questions below (3-Step Registration Process):

At this time, vaccinations have been prioritized and targeted for the groups indicated above only. As the COVID-19 vaccination eligibility and initiative expands, more information will follow.
If you answered "Yes" to any of the questions above, before you receive the vaccination, it is strongly recommended that you consult with your healthcare provider to make an informed decision.

After Vaccination

  • There is a 15-minute observation period after your vaccination.
  • After you are vaccinated, continue to follow all safety measures such as social distancing and mask wearing.

Your Second Dose

  • Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses. Both doses of vaccine are necessary to be fully protected against COVID-19.
  • If you receive the Pfizer vaccine, you should return in 21 days or later for your second dose. If you receive the Moderna vaccine, you should return in 28 days or later for your second dose.
  • You will receive a text message reminder about your second vaccination as time for your second dose approaches. You can also set a reminder with the v-safe app for your smartphone.
  • You may now schedule your second dose appointment as soon as you receive your first vaccination. No need to wait for a week or two.
  • You can schedule your second vaccination before you leave the clinic. Your second dose is not automatically scheduled for you.
  • Please bring the vaccination card you received at your first dose to your second dose vaccination.
  • If possible, schedule your second vaccination at the same location you received your first dose
  • After you are vaccinated, continue to follow all safety measures such as social distancing and mask wearing.

Welcome to the COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduler

To proceed with scheduling your COVID-19 vaccination, please answer the following questions

1
I am one of the following:
  • A health care worker in an ambulatory care setting not affiliated with a hospital, including primary care, behavioral health, phlebotomy, physical and occupational therapy, specialty clinics, and dialysis centers
    • Includes all workers with direct contact with patients in ambulatory settings, including licensed health care workers, receptionists, and environmental staff
  • Funeral workers with direct contact with infectious materials and bodily fluids
  • Healthcare workers at COVID-testing sites
  • Public health workers with direct patient care responsibilities
  • Home care workers and aides, hospice workers, personal care aides, and consumer-directed personal care workers
  • Teachers and education workers
  • First responders
  • Public safety workers
  • Public transit workers
  • People ages 65 and older
At this time, vaccinations have been prioritized and targeted for the groups indicated above only. As the COVID-19 vaccination eligibility and initiative expands, more information will follow.
2
I have received another vaccine within the last 14 days.
At this time you are not eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccine should be administered alone with a minimum interval of 14 days before or after administration with any other vaccines.
3
I am currently acutely ill from known SARS-CoV-2 infection.
At this time you are not eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccination should be deferred until recovery from acute illness and criteria have been met to discontinue isolation.

4
In the past 90 days I have received monoclonal antibodies or convalescent plasma as part of COVID-19 treatment. 
At this time you are not eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. There is currently no data on safety or efficacy of COVID-19 vaccination in persons who received monoclonal antibodies or convalescent plasma as part of COVID-19 treatment.
5
I have a known history of a severe allergic reaction to a component of the COVID-19 vaccine. For more information on the vaccine components/ingredients, click on the below Fact Sheets: Moderna > Pfizer >
>At this time you are not eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine because of reports of anaphylactic reactions in those vaccinated outside of clinical trials.
1
In the past I have had a severe allergic reaction to a vaccine or injectable therapy (intramuscular, intravenous, or subcutaneous).
Before you receive the vaccination, it is strongly recommended that you consult with your healthcare provider to make an informed decision. Continue below.
2
I am currently pregnant or breastfeeding/lactating.
Before you receive the vaccination, it is strongly recommended that you consult with your healthcare provider to make an informed decision. Continue below.
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If you can’t find an appointment that meets your needs on this site, please also check available appointments at: https://vaccinepod.nyc.gov/

If you need technical assistance or are receiving an error when using the COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduler, contact the DHC IT Service Desk.