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Blockit Announces No Cost Third Dose Online Scheduling Functionality For COVID-19 Vaccinations

MCKINNEY, Texas -- Blockit Now Inc., a leading provider of digital care coordination solutions, announced today that it will expand the license use of the no cost version of its award-winning, HIPAA compliant, online vaccination scheduling solution to include third dose of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to eligible immunocompromised patients. The offering is intended to ease the monumental effort by providing an easy-to-use online schedule system that has already been used in complex healthcare scheduling use cases to schedule nearly 1.5 million vaccinations.

This represents a significant effort to help continue to increase the efficiency of COVID-19 vaccination coordination and minimize the stress on both providers and patients during this difficult time. Since the launch of the COVID-19 scheduling offering, Blockit has worked continuously to increase relevant features and support the needs of healthcare workers, patients, government officials, clients and other organizations focused on helping Americans through this Pandemic.

"This offering along with Blockit's efforts delivering an amazing solution for monoclonal antibody treatment scheduling continues to prove our commitment to make healthcare happen through innovative enabling technologies across the continuum of care," said Blockit's CEO, Jake McCarley.

Since initially announcing Blockit's free COVID-19 test scheduling offering in March of 2020, Blockit has continued to offer additional no cost functionality enabling both large and small organizations to improve their administration and patient experience.

"Our goal has always been to use innovative technology to simplify patient access while improving patient outcomes and reducing excess work for healthcare professionals," said Blockit SVP CCO, Dave Gregorio. "With the continued spread of COVID-19 and the additional vaccination effort, we are honored to support the front line delivery organizations with no cost access to our leading digital care coordination solutions."

For healthcare organizations interested in utilizing this service to easily publish and seamlessly manage COVID-19 vaccination scheduling, please visit https://www.blockitnow.com/covid and follow the quick and simple five minute enrollment.

About Blockit:

Blockit's focus on simplifying healthcare processes for everyone has led to being the leading platform that improves patient access that leads to better patient outcomes. By combining advanced technology with expert service and support, Blockit removes the barriers that stand in the way of patient access, seamless closed loop referrals and optimal care coordination.

Learn more: https://www.blockitnow.com/

MEDIA ONLY CONTACT:
Dave Gregorio
SVP, Chief Customer Officer
dave.gregorio@blockitnow.com
‪(248) 215-2729‬

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Amarillo Among Tops in the Nation in COVID-19 Vaccination Rate

AMARILLO, Texas -- Amarillo is leading the way in getting the COVID-19 vaccine to the public. According to online data from covidactnow.org, the Amarillo metro area is among the top metro areas in the nation in COVID-19 vaccinations.

For Updates/Vaccine Availability Information, See https://amarilloalerts.com/.

As of February 9, Amarillo was No. 4 in the country in first-shot vaccinations. Amarillo was tops in the nation in this category as of late January. The Amarillo Public Health Department began providing the COVID-19 vaccine at its walk-in clinic at the Amarillo Civic Center on Dec. 30. As of February 9, more than 30,000 individuals in the Amarillo metro area had received the first COVID-19 vaccine shot.

"A vaccination clinic of this magnitude is something Amarillo has never done before," said Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson. "The City of Amarillo Public Health Department understood the mission: vaccinate as many people as possible as quickly as possible. They accomplished that by transforming the Amarillo Civic Center into an area-wide health clinic that is providing a crucial vaccine to thousands of people a day.

"What has been accomplished in such a short time is truly remarkable. This is one of the primary steps in stopping the spread of COVID-19 in our community, and I would encourage our citizens who meet the current vaccination criteria to please get vaccinated and to take advantage of this vital public resource."

The City of Amarillo is updating COVID-19 vaccine availability several times a day at https://amarilloalerts.com/. Please check this site for current information. Amarillo City Transit is providing free transportation. For more information call (806) 378-3095.

For more information, contact City of Amarillo Communications Manager Dave Henry at (806) 378-5219 or by email at David.Henry@amarillo.gov. Web: https://www.amarillo.gov/

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