Vaccination eligibility expands as shots administered increase

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 21, 2021 9:27 PM CT | Published: March 20, 2021 2:14 PM CT
<strong>Elissa Stratton, executive director of human resources for Germantown Schools, receives a COVID-19 vaccine from registered nurse Alison Herrington at Germantown Baptist Church on March 5. The number of doses administered has more than doubled since the City of Memphis took over vaccine distribution from the Shelby County Health Department.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Elissa Stratton, executive director of human resources for Germantown Schools, receives a COVID-19 vaccine from registered nurse Alison Herrington at Germantown Baptist Church on March 5. The number of doses administered has more than doubled since the City of Memphis took over vaccine distribution from the Shelby County Health Department. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Greater access through more public sites and pop-up events combined with higher vaccine allotments from the state and declining wait times are three reasons attributed to the changes in recent weeks.

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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.


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