In Nelson County, 1,048 doses of vaccines have been administered within the county and 100 folks have been absolutely vaccinated.
Beneath Part 1B, at present eligible people embrace legislation enforcement, fireplace and dangerous supplies personnel, academics and different faculty personnel, postal employees, authorities officers, and people age 75 and older.
In keeping with Ryan McKay, the district’s COVID-19 Incident Commander, the less than three,000 doses per week are “considerably quick” than what well being officers are in a position to vaccinate with the infrastructure and sources obtainable.
“We’ve got a really sturdy capability and now the limitation is the vaccine,” Bonds mentioned.
Final week, McKay advised the Nelson County Instances that the well being district’s purpose was to manage 1,000 doses per day.
Beforehand, the well being district had obtained doses primarily based on what it had ordered, a quantity that was primarily based on the district’s potential to manage the vaccine, McKay mentioned.
“It is a main problem,” McKay mentioned. “These are actually robust choices that we’ve to make in the case of distribution.”
Bonds mentioned that individuals who have already got an appointment to obtain their first dose will obtain the vaccine for at the very least the following a number of weeks primarily based on present provides.