“There’s a firm percentage of the population out there that lives within 10 miles of a Walmart in West Virginia, as well as all across the country. So it’s another great addition to our vaccination program – it’s going to be big.” said Hoyer.
U.S. Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) announced Virginia will receive $79,907,625 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support 26 community health centers across the commonwealth.
In the Central Shenandoah Health District, vaccinations are continuing as they have expanded the categories of people eligible. They were able to vaccinate 4,500 people in the district last week, bringing the total vaccinations to over 40,000.
In our series on “Bridging the Great Health Divide” we examine at the pandemic’s role in deepening the crisis, and the bridges people in our communities are building to bring hope to those who need it most.