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D.C. to open more coronavirus vaccine appointments for seniors, health-care workers

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The D.C. Department of Health said it will open about 3,000 more coronavirus vaccination appointments to eligible residents in two waves, beginning Thursday for those who live in areas most impacted by the virus and continuing Friday for residents across the city.

Starting 9 a.m. Thursday, 2,235 slots will be available to residents 65 or older and health-care workers who live in most of Wards, 1, 4, 5, 7 and 8, in the following Zip codes: 20001, 20002, 20009, 20010, 20011, 20012, 20015, 20017, 20018, 20019, 20020, 20030, 20032, 20039, 20040, 20056, 20059, 20060, 20064, 20223, 20242, 20260, 20306, 20317, 20340, 20373, 20375, 20422, 20441, 20509, 20542 and 20593.

On Friday, another 740 vaccination appointments will be open to any D.C. resident 65 or older or those who work in a health-care setting anywhere in D.C.

What to know about the coronavirus vaccine rollout in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

Demand for the vaccine is high, and officials expect the appointments to fill up quickly. Eligible residents can register for an appointment at vaccinate.dc.gov or by calling the District’s hotline at 855-363-0333.

Residents who tried to sign up for an appointment previously but did not receive a notification with a confirmation code, date and location must register again.

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