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Older adults, front-line essential workers to be next in line to receive COVID-19 vaccine

In what's being called 'Phase 1B' - adults ages 75 and older and front-line workers have priority to get vaccines.

News 12 Staff

Dec 23, 2020, 1:09 PM

Updated 1,275 days ago

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has accepted an advisory committee's recommendation for vaccine prioritization.
In what's being called 'Phase 1B' - adults ages 75 and older and front-line workers have priority to get vaccines next.
The committee also approved 'Phase 1C' which gives priority to adults ages 65 to 75, people with high-risk medical conditions, and other essential workers.
Those workers include people in education, food, transportation, public safety, and waste-water industries.


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