Greenbrier Health Dept. begins taking names of those 65 and older for vaccine waiting list

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LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS)UPDATE: 1:50 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2021: The Greenbrier County Health Department is urging residents to only e-mail their names to be added to the vaccination waiting list, due to high call volume.

According to a Facebook post on their page, the Health Department is processing emails will notify those specific residents when appointments become available. They say e-mail is the best way to be added to the waiting list.

LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS) — The Greenbrier County Health Department will be taking names of residents aged 65 and over for a vaccine waiting list starting on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. This comes as vaccination age requirements are being lowered across the region.

Greenbrier Health Department notified the public through a Facebook post on Wednesday, Jan 13.

Seniors who are aged 65 and older can sign up to be on the list by calling (304) 645-1787. Residents can also email

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