Yuma senior travels 400 miles for a chance to get a COVID-19 vaccine

“We’ve only had 7,400 doses sent to Yuma county. We’re not meeting the needs. We have a large elderly population, they qualify because they’re over 65, 75, 85, yet they’re not getting the vaccine that they need,” stated Charlene Fernandez, Arizona State Representative.

“Senator Otondo and I sent a letter, we just did it Friday night, to the Biden administration. We sent it to the new Health and Human Service cabinet secretary yet to be confirmed asking him to put us as a priority as soon as he’s inaugurated, and he’s confirmed.”

Yuma senior travels 400 miles for a chance to get a COVID-19 vaccine

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  • Ben Scheel
    published this page in Blog 2021-01-22 10:51:50 -0700
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