A highly-vaccinated population will free up health care system to serve those with other medical needs.
Carroll County has the lowest COVID vaccination rate in Virginia. The health department is trying to change that.
Other dates will be January 29 and February 12.
Speaking before a joint Assembly, Virginia’s governor is asking Virginians to get vaccinated.
Program targets 10 low-vaccinated communities, mostly in Southwest and Southside.
Nevertheless, some counties in Southwest and Southside have Third World vaccination rates.
Southwest Virginia continues to have the state’s highest infection rates.
Lynchburg continues to have one of the lowest infection rates among major cities in Virginia.
Four of the five least-vaccinated localities in the state are in Southwest. The other is in Southside.
It’s not simply because they’re rural because there are lots of rural counties with much higher vaccination rates. So what is it?