Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities may be wondering how to get to a vaccine clinic. Here are some options for you:
- If you are enrolled in Oregon Health Plan (OHP), you can use Non-Emergent Medical Transportation (NEMT) to get to a clinic and get back home. Here is a map of NEMT brokerages. Generally, NEMT must be scheduled and authorized ahead of time. You can call the brokerages directly to schedule a ride.
- If you receive Medicaid-funded in-home support through the Office of Developmental Disabilities Services, you can ask your Medicaid-funded in-home provider to take you to a clinic and to wait with you at the clinic.
This article first appeared in the Feb. 17, 2021 issue of Oregon Coronavirus Update.