Public Health Expands Vaccine Eligibility – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 3/8/2021 at 1:19pm

When the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services allowed COVID-19 vaccine pro-viders to expand eligibility to education and childcare workers on Feb. 24 and other frontline essential workers on March 10, Transylvania County remained focused on previously eligible groups: people ages 65 or older, health care workers, and the residents and staff of long-term care facilities.

“Based on the percent of our population ages 65 or older, it has been important for us to continue serving our older adults until we feel that need has mostly been met,” said Transylvania County Health Director...

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