A panel including Vermont Corrections Commissioner Jim Baker and health care advocate Mike Fisher discuss the state’s decision to offer the vaccine to incarcerated people at the same time as the general public.
The recommendation from the Covid-19 Vaccine Implementation Advisory Committee came in a letter this week to state officials. It was obtained by VTDigger.
A panel determined that older Vermonters would be prioritized. It is not yet clear who goes next.
Hospital representatives say the broad definition of ‘health care worker’ helps them vaccinate quickly with available supply.