Some Oklahoma COVID-19 vaccinations postponed due to icy weather

TULSA, Okla. — Freezing temperatures and icy road conditions are responsible for delaying some COVID-19 vaccinations in Oklahoma starting Monday.

Nowata County Emergency Management announced their vaccination point of distribution (POD) vaccinations scheduled for Monday would be postponed until Friday.

Freezing conditions are expected to continue throughout most of the week.

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Today’s Nowata vaccination POD has been POSTPONED until Friday due to icy conditions. Everyone will keep the same appointment times they had today. Please be safe and stay inside today.

Posted by Nowata County Emergency Management on Monday, February 8, 2021

The Tulsa Health Department said Monday morning they’ll still be going through with their vaccination appointments despite the winter weather conditions.

People with appointments at Expo Square will be asked to wait in their cars if they arrive 30 minutes before their appointment, then will be allowed to wait inside closer to their given time.

COVID-19 vaccines continue today as scheduled for those with appointments. Vaccines will be administered at the Expo...

Posted by Tulsa Health Department on Monday, February 8, 2021

Anyone unable to make their appointment due to the weather is asked to call 918-582-9355.

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