DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Durham County Well being Director Rodney Jenkins introduced the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine goes to 2 completely different places in Durham.
On the Durham County Commissioner’s assembly Monday night time Jenkins stated 3,000 doses will go to the workers growth middle website off Interstate 85.
One other 700 doses are going to North Carolina Central College to assist attain communities of colour in Teams 1 by 3.
Jenkins says N.C. Central is ready to begin distributing their doses Tuesday.
Round 18 p.c of the county has obtained their first shot of vaccine thus far. Nonetheless, county well being leaders say they’re nonetheless longing for extra vaccine doses on all fronts.
CBS 17 requested for an replace on the mass vaccination website that was presupposed to be coming to Durham in early February. We have been informed there’s presently no date set for the clinic.
“I simply obtained a textual content from my level of contact at CVS and so they’re asking which Durham County website could be finest for vaccinations. They’re listening to me, they’re listening to, seeing and so they know the demand is there,” stated Jenkins.
Jenkins stated there have been points with some lecturers not displaying as much as vaccine appointments after getting their dose elsewhere however he stated they’re addressing that.
“We’re going through some comfortable scheduling points in that with this being a vaccine with no borders and folks signing up 5 completely different locations, they’re not essentially letting us know. Nonetheless, we’re doing one of the best that we will. We’re simply utilizing some scheduling strategies to maintain our schedule as strong as we will,” stated Jenkins.