ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Gov. Larry Hogan and Maryland Nationwide Guard Brigadier Basic Janeen Birckhead will maintain a briefing on Thursday afternoon on COVID vaccine fairness.
The press convention will probably be at 1:30 p.m. WJZ will carry it reside on air and online.
In latest weeks, officers have been criticized over vaccine fairness inside susceptible residents and communities of coloration.
Throughout a press convention earlier this week, Hogan mentioned: “We’ve been very centered on fairness, that’s why we made some bulletins very early on. We appointed [Brigadier General Janeen L Birckhead] to move a process drive. We requested all of our native companions, notably in Baltimore Metropolis and in Prince George’s County, to work with us on an fairness plan.”
“It’s why we introduced our fairness effort with the entire leaders in Baltimore City about a month ago,” Hogan added. “It’s why we arrange two mass vaccination websites there, too. I simply mentioned we’re making the conference heart centered on Baltimore Metropolis residents.”
“We’ve achieved much better than most different states within the nation with respect to that, but it surely’s not adequate,” Hogan mentioned.
Gov. Hogan mentioned on Thursday he and Gen. Birckhead will host a press convention the place they’ll lay out a really detailed statewide fairness plan.
“It’s going to be the primary one in America,” Hogan added,” and we’re going to proceed to work on that drawback.”
In the present day I’ll be joined by @MDNG Brigadier Basic Janeen Birckhead to carry a briefing on vaccine fairness.
— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) March 4, 2021