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Healthcare personnel should be offered the first doses of COVID-19 vaccines.


Healthcare personnel and residents of long-term care facilities should be offered the first doses of COVID-19 vaccines (1a).
 
Phase 1b
Frontline essential workers such as fire fighters, police officers, corrections officers, food and agricultural workers, United States Postal Service workers, manufacturing workers, grocery store workers, public transit workers, and those who work in the educational sector (teachers, support staff, and daycare workers.) People aged 75 years and older because they are at high risk of hospitalization, illness, and death from COVID-19.
 
Phase 1c
People aged 65—74 years because they are at high risk of hospitalization, illness, and death from COVID-19. People aged 65—74 years who are also residents of long-term care facilities should be offered vaccination in Phase 1a. People aged 16—64 years with underlying medical conditions which increase the risk of serious, life-threatening complications from COVID-19. Other essential workers, such as people who work in transportation and logistics, food service, housing construction and finance, information technology, communications, energy, law, media, public safety, and public 
health.
 
As vaccine availability increases, vaccination recommendations will expand to include more groups.