ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — You will soon be able to see how many people have been vaccinated and where they were vaccinated in Maryland.
The state will launch a new vaccine dashboard on the Department of Health’s website in the coming weeks.
“We know that information is important for our public, for the people that we serve, and so we want to be transparent,” said Acting Deputy Secretary for Public Health Dr. Jinlene Chan.
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The dashboard will show how many vaccines have been administered by county, age, race and other demographic information.
Gov. Larry Hogan gave Marylanders an update on the coronavirus vaccine distribution plan Tuesday, saying all Maryland hospitals and nursing homes will receive first doses in the next two weeks.
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As he said last week, the state’s first focus is frontline healthcare workers, long-term care residents and staff and first responders. This group is considered priority group 1A.
CVS and Walgreens are scheduling clinics at each nursing home to begin vaccinations as soon as possible.