Elected officials are getting angry calls. Health department personnel, too. Thousands of Carroll countians are frustrated, confused and upset that they were in one of the first groups eligible to receive the COVID-19, vaccine yet Maryland has moved past them to the next group. They have good reason for their feelings. County Health Officer Ed Singer called it “irresponsible” that Maryland moved on to group 1C of its vaccine distribution plan last week while so many in 1A and 1B have yet to be vaccinated.
Our View: ‘Irresponsible’ to make the next group eligible with so many older adults yet to be vaccinated
January 31, 2021