County commissioner urges National Guard intervention for vaccine effort

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 15, 2021 2:12 PM CT | Published: February 15, 2021 2:11 PM CT
<strong>Shelby County Commissioner Mick Wright (seen during a meeting on Feb. 24, 2020) wants state government to send National Guard troops and logistics experts to help the city dispense COVID-19 vaccinations.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Shelby County Commissioner Mick Wright (seen during a meeting on Feb. 24, 2020) wants state government to send National Guard troops and logistics experts to help the city dispense COVID-19 vaccinations. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The County Commission will discuss the call by Commissioner Mick Wright during Wednesday, Feb. 17, committee sessions. Wright said the current system needs to be reworked.

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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