Greenlee County opens up COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone over 65 years old

Video Still/Courtesy Greenlee County Health Department: Dr. Fred Fox receives his COVID-19 vaccination.

By Jon Johnson

CLIFTON – Greenlee County has opened its COVID-19 vaccination program to anyone 65 years old or older as of Monday, Jan. 18. 

To register to be vaccinated click here. After online registration is completed, participants will be contacted by phone and given a scheduled vaccination time. If you have trouble registering online, call (928) 865-7512.

Those interested in receiving the Moderna vaccination for COVID-19 currently must be 65 years or older, and a resident of Greenlee County. Participants must present their driver’s license or other official government proof of age and address at the time of vaccination. The program is done through a partnership between the Greenlee County Health Department and Gila Health Resources. 

There are there three vaccination sites in Greenlee County: in Morenci at Gila Health, the Clifton Health Department, and the Duncan Health Department. When registering, participants can indicate their preferred vaccination site.  

Greenlee County added five COVID-19 cases on Sunday to increase its total to 491, with 351 recovered, 134 active cases, and six deaths. 

As of Sunday, the Greenlee County Health Department has administered 4,260 tests, with 3,769 negative results, and 491 positive results.