February 12, 2021

Limited Vaccine Distribution Amongst Healthcare Facilities

The CDC notes that even with multiple vaccines in production for national distribution,  supply will initially not meet demand. This shortage requires healthcare facilities to decide which workers should first receive the limited vaccine. The CDC and Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices offer some guidance regarding sub-prioritization to aid healthcare facilities, such as those working directly with patients, those working in residential or long-term facilities, and those units without a recent documented COVID infection.