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NC Policy Watch: NC is making progress, but vaccinating homebound seniors remains a big challenge

By April 22, 2021April 28th, 2021No Comments

It’s become easier and easier for most people to find available COVID-19 vaccine appointments but getting vaccinated poses a particular challenge for homebound seniors.

Getting homebound residents vaccinated involves coordination – connecting organizations that know where they are with vaccine providers, said Charlene Wong, chief health policy officer for COVID-19 at the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

More than 100 vaccine providers are making home visits, Wong said, and people who need them are being identified by area programs on aging, faith groups, and others.

Read more at NC Policy Watch.

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