Governor's office annouces new wave of COVID-19 vaccines doses

Jan 12, 2021

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s office has announced that more COVID-19 vaccine is on its way.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says they’ll grant the release of the millions of doses requested by Whitmer and eight other governors.

Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail says it’s too soon to know when some of that vaccine might arrive.

“How does that increase the state of Michigan’s allocation, and then our allocation relative within it? So, it’s really hard to know amongst those millions of doses how many are coming to the state of Michigan beyond the weekly allocation that they get already,” said Vail.

Vail expressed confidence that Ingham County is ready for however much more vaccine might be provided.