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Maryland Health Secretary Discusses Vaccination Initiatives with WCBC

July 21st, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Health Secretary Dennis Schrader tells WCBC News he is well aware that Allegany County COVID vaccination rates trail the state averages by almost 20 percent, but says he’s hopeful new promotions, and accurate information will turn the tide..

Just over 40 percent of Allegany County’s eligible population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  The Maryland state rate is over 57 percent.