Shortly after the much-anticipated CodeRed alert went out to Kerr County residents about the availability of COVID-19 vaccines, local citizens were having trouble making an appointment to receive the vaccine.
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Twenty-eight coronavirus vaccination hubs will receive most of the state's next shipment of COVID-19 vaccines this week, with 158,825 doses shipping to providers able to manage large-scale efforts as more doses arrive in the state.
A call center will be up and running in the next week or so to allow people to preregister for a vaccine once a sufficient stock is available, announced county emergency management coordinator William “Dub” Thomas on Thursday.
Those lucky enough to be near another provider with shots available are relying on neighborly generosity — encouraged but not mandated by the state — to innoculate front-line workers while they wait.
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