The Jackson County Vaccine Assistance Program focuses on helping assist not-for-profit organizations and facilities in Jackson County to reimburse the cost of hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic. Agency/facilities need to have hosted at least one COVID-19 vaccination clinic. The program will be funded using CARES Act funding. Funding of $250,000 allocated by the Jackson County Legislature for this purpose with no cap on organization requests. The award amount offered to those eligible selected organizations services who have been managing vaccine clinics and have had increase of demand on their facility or staff. For each assistance request, supporting documentation must be submitted for your application to be reviewed for eligibility. This should include a budget, receipts, invoices, proof that you are current in payment of all Jackson County and local taxes, organization reports or spreadsheets that demonstrate the costs incurred in 2021 due to the use of your facility as a vaccine clinic. These documents can be emailed to CARES@jacksongov.org with the following subject line: "Organization Name_VAP Application".
Fully completed applications will be processed for qualified organizations on a first come, first-serve basis, on-line via the Jackson County website.
A complete application has the following items:
Items that will be covered under the Jackson County Vaccine Assistance Program funding if documentation proves that there was increase in demand on facility or staff that shows costs incurred or bolster due to COVID:
Items that will be covered:
Items that will not be covered:
Funding will be restricted to organizations providing vaccinations in Jackson County. Funds distributed are aimed at partially reimbursing those organizations providing vaccinations who have experienced increased demand or loss of funding during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your funding request must reflect your March 1, 2020 – December 31, 2021, budget.
If assistance is needed, please contact CARES@jacksongov.org
If awarded funding you will receive an e-mail from CARES@jacksongov.org with next steps on how to receive funding.
Meeting the criteria does not obligate Jackson County to aid any organization providing vaccine distribution services. Any award granted under this program may not be utilized for reimbursement to donors for donated items or services.
This funding may not be used for expenses that have been, or will be, reimbursed under any federal, state, local program. Any amount awarded under this program shall be reduced by the amount of funding received from other Cares Act assistance.