From his home in Sharpsburg, Maryland, 70-year-old Gary Robinson started making phone calls in search of a COVID-19 vaccine for himself and his wife. In Baltimore, 69-year-old Joel White went to the state’s vaccine website, only to learn he would have to register with individual medical providers to find a shot. All the way in Indiana, Cheri Hampton-Farmer started researching online: how could she locate vaccines for her 86-year-old father and 90-year-old mother living in Hagerstown?
Older Marylanders are searching frantically for vaccines. Few are finding them.
February 25, 2021