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Idaho Doctor Answers Your COVID Questions As Vaccine Becomes Available To Teachers

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A man receives a COVID-19 vaccine at Englewood Health in Englewood, N.J., Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021.

 

We are now ten months into the COVID-19 pandemic here in Idaho, and we are still seeing more cases and deaths. In fact, the U.S. saw the most deaths in one day due to this virus just this week. The good news? Vaccines are being distributed across the country, and more people in Idaho are able to receive them after a policy update by the state.

The number of Idahoans who have received both vaccine shots against COVID-19 sits at 7,280 while another 28,016 people have gotten their first immunization. Dr. David Pate is the former CEO of St. Luke's Health System and a member of Gov. Little's Coronavirus Task Force. He joins Idaho Matters to answer your questions about the vaccine.

 

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Samantha Wright is a news reporter and producer for Idaho Matters.