First phase of vaccine program now complete
Front-line workers receive first dose, over-70s next in line
January 14, 2021
Crook County Public Health completed the first phase of COVID-19 vaccinations at the end of last week and will be moving on to the next tier of candidates on the state’s priority list.
The phase 1a vaccination tier included front-line workers who are either most at risk of exposure to the virus or most likely to pass it on to people who are more vulnerable to its effects. This ranged from hospital and public health staff, EMS and fire personnel and law enforcement to home and residential inpatient healthcare providers and school nurses.
Those within the phase 1a group will receive a secon...