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APA COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Toolkit - Click here to download full toolkit
On January 18, Phase 1B starts in Arkansas and 440,000 Arkansans are added to the list of eligible individuals for the COVID-19 vaccine. Supply of the vaccine continues to be constrained (and will be for the foreseeable future) which has already led to higher foot traffic and call volume by vaccine seekers. APA is providing this communications toolkit for pharmacists to use to help communicate to the public about the vaccine and to help alleviate some of the enormous pressure pharmacists are under. The toolkit includes:

Breaking News Update - January 18 - New Groups Added to Vaccine Eligibility List
The following groups are eligible for vaccination as of Monday, January 18

  • Phase 1A
  • Medical marijuana dispensary employees
  • Certain DHS employees:
    • DHS Program Assistant
    • Education & Instruction Specialist
    • Family Service Worker
    • Family Service Worker Clinical Specialist
    • Family Service Worker County Supervisor
    • Family Service Worker Specialist
    • Family Service Worker Supervisor
    • Family Services Assistant
    • Family Services Program Coordinator
    • DCFS Registered Nurs
    • Social Service Worker

  • Phase 1B
  • People Ages 70+
  • Education workers, including K-12, childcare, and higher education
  • All other groups in 1B will start at a later date, NOT on January 18
  • Full Arkansas Deployment Map for Eligible Groups



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