LANCASTER COUNTY vaccine rollout update expected today – WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa.

ANNE: GOOD MORNING. THE LANCASTER COUNTY COMMISSIONER SAYS THEY ARE GETTING QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PANDEMIC. THEY HAVE QUESTIONS THEY WANT TO ANSWER, CONCERNING THE VACCINE ROLLOUT. THERE HAVE BEEN 36,657 POSITIVE CASES. COVID CASES ARE TRENDING DOWN ACROSS THE COUNTY. WHEN IT COMES TO VACCINATIONS, ACCORDING TO THE LANCASTER COUNTY DASHBOARD, 28,091 VACCINATIONS HAVE BEEN ADMINISTERED. FTHAT IS OUT OF 36,000 — THAT I 30 — THAT IS OUT OF 30,600 VACCINATIONS DELIVERED TO THE COUNTY. COMMISSIONER JOSH PARSONS BELIEVES THE COUNTY AND ITS HEALTH SYSTEMS ARE DOING A GOOD JOB BUT HE’S FRUSTRATED WITH THE STATE’S RESPONSE. >> WE WANT TO ARTICULATE TO THEM THAT IT IS IMPORTANT THAT THERE BE A RATIONAL AND FAIR WAY TO DISTRIBUTE THOSE VACCINES AND WE WILL CONTINUE TO DO THAT TO REPRESENT OUR POPULATION HERE. ANNE: COMMISSIONER PARSONS SAYS HE WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE STATE PROVIDE MORE VACCINES THAN IT ALREADY IS GIVING, ESPECIALLY TO MORE POPULATED AREAS LIKE LANCASTER COUNTY. HE SAID THE COUNTY IS PREPARED TO DO A MASS VACCINATION CENTER. THEY SIMPLY DON’T HAVE THE VACCINE FROM THE STATE TO MAKE THAT HAPPEN. TODAY’S MEETING IS SET FOR 1

Lancaster County COVID-19 vaccine update expected today

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Lancaster County officials and leaders with Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health are expected to update the public today on the plan to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to residents.Lancaster County commissioners say they are getting a lot of questions, especially about the vaccine rollout.The latest coronavirus case numbers from Pennsylvania show Lancaster County has had 36,657 positive cases since the start of the pandemic. COVID-19 cases are trending down. When it comes to vaccinations, the Lancaster County dashboard indicates that 28,091 doses, including first and second doses, have been administered. The county has received 30,600 doses to administer.Lancaster County Commissioner Josh Parsons believes the county and its health systems are doing a good job, but he is frustrated with the state’s response. Parsons says the county is ready to do a mass vaccination, but they need the state to give them enough vaccines to make it happen.“We want to articulate to them, and have been, that we get that there has to be a rational and fair way to distribute the vaccine and continue to do that and represent our population here,” Parsons said.A meeting with county and health officials is scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday at the Public Safety Training Center. WGAL will cover what happens.

Lancaster County officials and leaders with Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health are expected to update the public today on the plan to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to residents.

Lancaster County commissioners say they are getting a lot of questions, especially about the vaccine rollout.

The latest coronavirus case numbers from Pennsylvania show Lancaster County has had 36,657 positive cases since the start of the pandemic. COVID-19 cases are trending down.

When it comes to vaccinations, the Lancaster County dashboard indicates that 28,091 doses, including first and second doses, have been administered. The county has received 30,600 doses to administer.

Lancaster County Commissioner Josh Parsons believes the county and its health systems are doing a good job, but he is frustrated with the state’s response. Parsons says the county is ready to do a mass vaccination, but they need the state to give them enough vaccines to make it happen.

“We want to articulate to them, and have been, that we get that there has to be a rational and fair way to distribute the vaccine and continue to do that and represent our population here,” Parsons said.

A meeting with county and health officials is scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday at the Public Safety Training Center. WGAL will cover what happens.