Health Department announces distribution plan. General public availability likely to be spring, summer
From our friends at DHD#10:
December 16, 2020 – District Health Department #10 has been working hard to develop a distribution plan for when the first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine arrives. Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), the COVID-19 vaccine will be prioritized in the following way (please note the priority phases are subject to change):
“District Health Department #10 has established a COVID-19 Vaccination Planning Team that has been working daily to develop our plans for distributing the COVID-19 vaccine when it arrives,” states Kevin Hughes, Health Officer for DHD#10. “Our goal is to get it to the priority groups as soon as possible without delay.”
DHD#10’s COVID-10 vaccine distribution plan is as follows (subject to change):
It is anticipated that the COVID-19 vaccination will be readily available for the general public in the spring or summer of 2021.
For more information about the COVID-19 vaccine, including an educational video on the development and safety of the COVID-19 vaccine by our Medical Director Dr. Jennifer Morse, go to www.dhd10.org/covid-19-vacccine.