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Gov. Mills reveals updates to states COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan

Upgraded: 3:09 PM EST Jan 13, 2021

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AS SOON AS WE FINISHED VACCINATING THE APPROXIMATELY 193,000 PEOPLE IN MAINE WHO ARE 70 AND OLDER AND PEOPLE WITH YUN ARE LYING SERIOUS CONDITIONS OR RECEIVED A GREAT DEAL MORE VACCINE THAN WE ARE EXPECTING WELL MOVE TO VACCINATE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 65 AND 69. WE EXPECT COMPLETE PHASE 1A AT BEGINNING OF FEBRUARY PHASE 1B NOW INCLUDES OLLER MAINE PEOPLE 70 AND OLLER AND PEOPLE WITH UNDERLYING SERIOUS HEALTH CONDITIONS THAT STILL INCLUDES PEOPLE AGES 65 AND OLDER AND FRONT LINE WEAKERS AT RISK OF CONTRACTING THE VIRUS. MODIFICATIONS COME ONLY AFTER CONSULTING WITH THE MAINE ORGANIZATION PROGRAM MAINE HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION, MAINE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS WHO HAVE BEEN COOPERATIVE AGAPS CROSS THE STATE AND THE PRIMARY CARE AND AFTER HEARING FROM HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF INDIVIDUALS AND INTEREST GROUPS REPRESENTING DIFFERENT INDIVIDUALS WHO ARED A REKAG FOR VARIOUS SECTORS OF THE POPULATION.

Gov. Mills announces updates to states COVID-19 vaccine circulation plan

Updated: 3:09 PM EST Jan 13, 2021

She included that Maines allotment for next week, Jan. 17-23, is 18,550, which is less than what Maine received the week of Dec. 28.

WE EXPECT COMPLETE PHASE 1A AT BEGINNING OF FEBRUARY PHASE 1B NOW INCLUDES OLLER MAINE PEOPLE 70 AND OLLER AND PEOPLE WITH UNDERLYING SERIOUS HEALTH CONDITIONS THAT STILL INCLUDES PEOPLE AGES 65 AND OLDER AND FRONT LINE WEAKERS AT RISK OF CONTRACTING THE VIRUS. CHANGES COME ONLY AFTER CONSULTING WITH THE MAINE ORGANIZATION PROGRAM MAINE HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION, MAINE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS WHO HAVE BEEN COOPERATIVE AGAPS CROSS THE STATE AND THE PRIMARY CARE AND AFTER HEARING FROM HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF INDIVIDUALS AND INTEREST GROUPS REPRESENTING DIFFERENT INDIVIDUALS WHO ARED A REKAG FOR VARIOUS SECTORS OF THE POPULATION. Gov. Janet Mills on Wednesday revealed changes to Maines strategy to distribute COVID-19 vaccine dosages across the state.Mills said that after consulting with the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the state will dedicate the minimal vaccine supply to older Mainers, starting with those 70 and older; additional emergency situation service personnel; and people who support facilities important to Maines COVID-19 action. She added that Maines allocation for next week, Jan. 17-23, is 18,550, which is less than what Maine received the week of Dec. 28.

AUGUSTA, Maine– Gov. Janet Mills on Wednesday revealed modifications to Maines plan to distribute COVID-19 vaccine dosages throughout the state.Mills said that after consulting with the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the state will dedicate the minimal vaccine supply to older Mainers, starting with those 70 and older; additional emergency service personnel; and people who support facilities crucial to Maines COVID-19 reaction.
Maine is primarily an older state, and we have a big number of people with high-risk medical conditions. Mills stated roughly 193,000 Maine individuals are 70 or older. She included that Maines allocation for next week, Jan. 17-23, is 18,550, which is less than what Maine received the week of Dec. 28.

Gov. Janet Mills on Wednesday announced modifications to Maines plan to distribute COVID-19 vaccine doses throughout the state.Mills stated that after seeking advice from the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the state will dedicate the restricted vaccine supply to older Mainers, starting with those 70 and older; additional emergency situation service personnel; and people who support facilities crucial to Maines COVID-19 reaction. The governor said the updated strategy also focuses on grownups of any ages with high-risk medical conditions that put them at greater risk of serious health problem or death from COVID-19. Mills stated the changes are targeted toward avoiding major disease and saving the lives of Maine individuals. She added that new recommendations announced Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services appear to line up with Maines vaccine strategy.”As we distribute the vaccine and adapt our method to satisfy Maines needs, my essential goal is to save lives. Maine is predominantly an older state, and we have a large number of people with high-risk medical conditions. These folks are precisely who face the greatest dangers from the virus,” Mills stated in a declaration. “Given they are at a greater threat of severe illness or death, it is appropriate to first target the limited supply of vaccine Maine receives to that population.”Maine is currently in Phase 1A of its vaccine distribution plan, which previously focused on health care workers, EMTs and locals of long-term care facilities.The state on Wednesday stated it is adding other emergency situation first responders, public safety workers and critical COVID-19 response personnel to Phase 1A. Those now added to Phase 1A can begin getting vaccines this week, Mills said. The state plans to finish Phase 1A by February.Phase 1B will concentrate on vaccinating older Mainers, starting with those 70 and older. Mills stated around 193,000 Maine individuals are 70 or older. Some have actually already received vaccinations as part of Phase 1A because they reside in long-term care facilities.Also included in Phase 1B are people with high-risk medical conditions.Mills said Phase 1B continues to include front-line workers, as advised by the federal government. The governor stated the state aims to finish Phase 1B by April.Phase 1C will include other vital workers, while Phase 2 will consist of individuals ages 16 to 64 who are not otherwise eligible throughout a previous phase. These phases are planned for this spring and summer.Mills stated the federal government is distributing and buying vaccines with only a weeks notification. She said the supply is restricted, unpredictable and inconsistent.The governor said to date, Maine has only received sufficient dosages to vaccinate 7% of homeowners against COVID-19. She added that Maines allowance for next week, Jan. 17-23, is 18,550, which is less than what Maine got the week of Dec. 28.