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Jefferson County Health Department trying to get vaccines

(Hillsboro) The Jefferson County Health Department is still trying to get their first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines. Health Department Director Kelley Vollmar says preparing a plan for their organization, Mercy, and Comtrea working together to become vaccination locations has been frustrating with the lack of supply.

Mercy Jefferson and Comtrea have had shipments of the vaccine, yet the Health Department is still waiting. Vollmar is hoping that changes soon and becomes more consistent.

Vollmar says if any residents are in Phase 1B Tier 2 of vaccinations have a chance to go out of the county to get their injections, should do so.

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