Some rural hospitals in Texas haven’t received a single dose of Covid-19 vaccine, according to the hospital group

Some rural hospitals in Texas haven’t received a single dose of Covid-19 vaccine, according to the hospital group
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About 10% of rural hospitals in Texas have not yet received a single dose of Covid-19 vaccine, according to a group representing rural hospitals in the state.

Of the 16 hospitals not assigned a vaccine shipment, 15 have requested doses from neighboring vendors or pharmacies to vaccinate their staff, Don McBeath, director of government relations for the Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals (TORCH) told CNN.

“A lot of Texas rural hospitals have been very frustrated for the last few weeks watching the state move into the general public category and deliver vaccines, but we have had so many rural hospitals that couldn’t even get involved for their staff Get on the front lines, “said McBeath.

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