Public Health's Mission: Vaccine Shots – Transylvania County, NC
Last updated 1/27/2021 at 3:52pm
Transylvania Public Health’s “main mission” right now is to get vaccine “shots in arms,” said Elaine Russell, the county department’s director.
Russell gave a vaccine update Monday during the county Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting. She said the process includes giving a shot and having the necessary paper work entered into the state’s computer system.
“The allocation strategy at the federal and state level rewards speed,” she said. “In order to protect future allocation for the county, we must move quickly and efficiently. We know in less than a week what ou...