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Justice Pleads for Patience as WV Prepares for Vaccine Rollout

December 7th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

In his latest COVID-19 briefing, Governor Jim Justice joined state health experts and leaders with the West Virginia National Guard to provide an overview of the state’s initial allocation plan ahead of the upcoming arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine. Justice announced that the targeted receipt date for the first doses is Tuesday, Dec. 15. The first available vaccine doses will be distributed to healthcare workers, long-term care facility staff and residents, individuals critical to community infrastructure and emergency response, public health officials, and first responders. There are over 100,000 West Virginians who fall into those categories. With the vaccine literally just days away, Justice asked West Virginians to be patient…