PITTSBURG/COLUMBUS, Kan. – Some well being departments in Southeast Kansas are starting to make plans for section two distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Every county has its personal distribution plan on how vaccines will get to those that qualify.
Cherokee County took to social media laying out their section two plans and who will present the vaccines. Cherokee County PIO David Groves says “The well being division clearly goes to be a kind of suppliers, there’s eight different, properly, seven different suppliers which have signed up and been licensed to supply vaccine all through the county, so everyone’s at this level, ready to obtain the vaccine not realizing but when the following cargo will arrive and what number of doses we’ll get.”
Cherokee County’s plan additionally contains organising a quantity, after they’re prepared, that individuals can name to setup an appointment. The well being division says social media shall be utilized together with different public platforms to launch plans and particulars as they turn into out there.
Crawford County’s Deputy Well being Officer says they’re nonetheless early of their phase two plans. Teddi Van Kam says “We’re within the planning phases and we’ve been speaking and dealing with our county companions and looking out on the logistics of issues, making an attempt to gather pod websites, so we’re working fairly exhausting on it.”
Like Cherokee County, social media shall be certainly one of many platforms used to launch data to the general public for different space counties. The Multi-County Health Department that covers, Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, and Woodson Counties has additionally launched data on social media saying they too will use social media and different platforms to replace residents on section two plans and that they gained’t be taking appointments, as an alternative, there shall be a big allotting clinic web site setup and everybody over 65 will be capable of get vaccinated at that clinic.
Each Crawford and Cherokee County officers say in the event you do have questions or issues concerning the vaccine to name their places of work for help.