Tier 3 visitation restrictions are currently in place, please review before coming to the facility.

COVID-19 VACCINATIONS

Individuals 5 years of age and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations at Newman Regional Health by appointment. 3rd and boost doses of the Moderna and Janssen COVID-19 vaccines for all eligible individuals in addition to continuing administration of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

Schedule an appointment:

COVID-19 TESTING

COVID-19 testing at Newman Regional Health is a nasal swab test ONLY for symptomatic patients or those with true exposure.  This process is currently not used for return-to-work or return-to-school purposes.  We appreciate the community’s support to ensure our COVID-19 testing platform be used appropriately.

Please note, Express Care and the Emergency Department should be used for patients needing to be seen by a provider and should not be used as COVID-19 testing sites.

To schedule: (620) 343-6801

COVID-19 AND PREGNANCY

If you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding, review frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.
https://www.onevaxtwolives.com/

Dr. Deshala Castille speaks about being vaccinated while she was pregnant and Dr. Symmonds talks about being vaccinated and nursing her child.
COVID-19 Vaccines Authorized in the United States

Pfizer-BioNTech Moderna Janssen (J&J)
Vaccine type mRNA mRNA viral vector
Authorized age groups 5 – 11 years ≥12 years ≥ 18 years ≥ 18 years
Number of doses in initial series 2 2 2 1
Interval between doses in initial series 21 days 21 days 28 days n/a
Dose volume 0.2 mL pediatric formula 0.3 mL 0.5 mL 0.5 mL
FDA status Emergency Use Authorization Approved Emergency Use Authorization Emergency Use Authorization










Individuals may receive influenza and any other vaccines at the same time as a COVID-19 vaccine.











Pfizer-BioNTech Moderna Janssen (J&J)
Authorized booster yes yes yes
Interval between initial series and booster 5 months 6 months 2 months
Dose volume 0.3 mL 0.25 mL 0.5
Individuals qualifying for booster ≥ 12 years old ≥ 18 years old ≥ 18 years old
FDA status Emergency Use Authorization Emergency Use Authorization Emergency Use Authorization
Heterologous (or “mix and match”) booster doses are allowed following the eligibility requirements of the individual’s primary COVID-19 vaccine.











Pfizer-BioNTech Moderna Janssen (J&J)
Authorized 3rd dose yes yes n/a
Interval between initial series and 3rd dose 28 days 28 days n/a
Dose volume 0.3 mL 0.5 mL n/a
Individuals qualifying for 3rd dose ≥5 years ≥ 18 years n/a

Moderate or severely immunocompromised individuals: Moderate or severely immunosuppressed individuals: n/a

Receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood Receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood

Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system

Received a stem cell transplant within the last two years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system Received a stem cell transplant within the last two years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system

Have moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome or Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome) Have moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome or Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)

Have advanced HIV infection (high viral load or low CD4 count)or untreated HIV infection Have advanced HIV infection (high viral load or low CD4 count)or untreated HIV infection

Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress immune response Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress immune response
FDA status Emergency Use Authorization Emergency Use Authorization n/a
Additional 3rd doses should be the same vaccine type as the individual’s primary COVID-19 vaccine if available.

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Newman Regional Health
1201 W 12th Avenue
Emporia, KS 66801
620-343-6800
Newman Medical Plaza
1301 W 12th Avenue
Emporia, KS 66801