No appointments, no lines, but Memphis vaccine rate lags

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 26, 2021 8:24 AM CT | Published: April 26, 2021 4:00 AM CT

At last count, 41% of adults in Shelby County had received at least one vaccine; the goal is 70%. Local leaders have done everything from eliminating the need for appointments to giving vaccination recipients gift cards. 

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Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.

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