Atchison County has now moved to Phase 2 of COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Vaccine is being delivered in a limited supply on a weekly basis to the Atchison County Health Department. During the first part of Phase 2 persons age 65 and over will be our first priority.

Atchison County will open our local vaccine supply to additional Phase 2 individuals as outlined by the KDHE once the majority of our most vulnerable residents, age 65 and over, have been vaccinated.

The vaccine is being received once a week and is used for vaccination events through the NEK Shot of Hope. These events are by appointment only. Once available vaccine/appointments each week are full, you will not be able to schedule an appointment until more vaccine is delivered. When more vaccine is delivered and appointments are available the county will issue a notice via CodeRed phone calls or via email if you have completed the interest survey at

This process will repeat weekly until everyone has been vaccinated or until vaccine becomes more readily available.

Vaccination will be taking place at the Sophia Center, at 751 S 8th St in Atchison until further notice.

To sign up for CodeRed visit the county website or call 913-804-6131

If you complete the survey at you will receive an email when appointments are available.

There is also a hotline that you can check regularly to see if appointments are available: 913-308-2415.

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