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McLennan County will receive 2,700 doses of COVID-19 vaccine in 2nd week of distribution

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Posted at 12:27 PM, Dec 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-19 13:27:26-05

WACO, TX — The Texas Department of State Health Services recently announced that 16 providers in McLennan County will be receiving 2,700 doses of COVID-19 vaccine with 200 doses allotted for the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District.

The Waco-McLennan County Public Health District says it is expected that delivery will begin within the next 2 weeks.

"The Health District is coordinating with the other providers in McLennan County to ensure that all Phase 1, Tier 1 individuals have access to the vaccine," the district said in a statement.

Tier 1 includes front line health care workers in hospitals, long-term care facility staff and residents, EMS providers and home health care staff.