Monday, February 8, 2021
Pam Jones, WBAL NewsRadio 1090 and FM 101.5
Baltimore Metropolis Councilman Isaac “Yitzy” Schleifer plans to carry a listening to Tuesday night time to search out out why Baltimore Metropolis Group Faculty, a COVID-19 vaccination website, needed to flip away almost 500 metropolis residents final week who have been looking for to get their first dose of the vaccine.
Officers there pointed to a communications mishap by the Baltimore Metropolis Well being Division for not notifying residents in a well timed approach that vaccinations at BCCC can be for second doses solely till extra first doses grow to be accessible. Schleifer instructed C4 and Bryan Nehman he has questions on how a lot of the vaccine was allotted for BCCC and does not really feel he is being given a straight reply.
Dr. Leticia Dzirasa, the town’s well being commissioner, stated one of many predominant points was that roughly 25% of all residents who signed up for a February appointment have been inappropriately registered. She blamed the state-managed on-line scheduling system.
Dzirasa is urging metropolis residents awaiting their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to have endurance till extra provide turns into accessible.