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Officials Hope To See Vaccination Rate Go Up


Last updated 5/26/2021 at 2:49pm

With around 44 percent of county residents having received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, Transyl-vania County’s vaccination rate is similar to most of its neighboring counties. Jackson County is a bit lower around 38 percent, and Buncombe is a bit higher at just over 50 percent. Statewide, only 19 counties currently have a higher vaccination rate than Transylvania County.

Transylvania Public Health is hoping to see these vaccination rates continue to rise over the next few weeks.

“While some people were very eager to receive a COVID-19 vaccination, others have been more c...

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