June 30, 2022
(Emporia, KS) — Newman Regional Health announced today that COVID-19 vaccination appointments are available for aged 6 months and older, effective July 1, 2022.
The FDA has given emergency use authorization to the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for children 6 months of age and older. Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are available, by appointment only, for Newman Regional Health Medical Partners patients aged 6 months and up. For those aged 18 years and older, Johnson & Johnson are also available. Moderna was previously approved for use in adults ages 18 and older, and Pfizer for those age 5 and older.
Patients interested in scheduling a COVID-19 vaccine appointment are encouraged to call (620) 343-2376 or visit www.newmanrh.org/covid19. An eligibility criteria summary for COVID-19 vaccines authorized in the United States is also available at www.newmanrh.org/covid19.
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About Newman Regional Health: Newman Regional Health is a not-for-profit 25-bed Critical Access Hospital owned by the citizens of Lyon County, Kansas. Recognized as a Level 4 Trauma Center, Newman Regional Health provides inpatient acute and medical rehabilitation services along with a full range of emergency and outpatient care to patients of all ages in Lyon County and surrounding areas in East Central Kansas. Newman Regional Health offers 24/7 care with a newly renovated, state-of-the-art 19-bed emergency room and 10-bed Clinical Decision Unit. With a mission to improve health in the community by providing high quality care and a vision to be a valued, trusted partner and regional provider of exemplary services, Newman Regional Health receives recognition as a top Critical Access Hospital each year.