Grundy County Health Department

COVID-19 Vaccine Group 1A Survey

In preparation and planning, Grundy County Health Department (GCHD) is collecting the number of persons in Phase 1a (as defined by ACIP and IDPH) who are most eligible and who intend to receive the vaccine.

Please answer the questions below, and GCHD will remain in regular communication with you about the vaccine distribution efforts.

Healthcare personnel are defined by the CDC as paid and unpaid workers in healthcare settings who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials. Inclusion in Phase 1a is not dependent upon payment for a person’s work or job title.

Situations associated with higher risk of transmission include caring for COVID19 patients.

This includes:

Hospital Settings: Nurses & Nursing Assistants, Physicians (MD, NP, PA), Respiratory Technicians,
Pharmacists, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), including Fire Departments staff acting as EMS & Air
Medical Transport (Rotor & Fixed Wing), COVID Sample Lab workers, Organ Harvesters & Students on
Clinical Rotations.

Other workers in hospital settings at elevated risk, such as Environmental Services Staff, Reception Staff, X-Ray Technician’s, Phlebotomists, Infectious Waste Workers, Dietary staff, Laundry staff, security staff, Crisis intervention staff, Interpreters, Clergy/pastoral/chaplains.

Non-hospital healthcare: Clinicians, such as Nurses & Nursing Assistants, Physicians (MD, NP, PA), Respiratory Technicians, Dentists & Hygienists, Pharmacists, Plasma and Blood Donation Staff, Morticians, Public Health Nurses, Home Health, School Nurses, Optometrist, COVID Testing Staff, Dermatologist, Dialysis staff, Urgent care workers, Corrections nurses/aides, Physical/occupational/speech therapists, Vaccine clinic workers, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), including Fire Departments staff acting as EMS & Air Medical Transport (Rotor & Fixed Wing).

Other Congregate Care: Nurses and Nursing Assistants, Physicians (MD, NP, PA), Respiratory Technicians, Group Home/Residential Staff, Pharmacists, Environmental Services Staff, Reception Staff, Home Aide/Caregiver, Corrections nurses/assistants, Congregate Care Surveyor, Hospice & palliative care staff, community health workers when acting as health aid or health translator

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