Rep. Madison Cawthorn excursions Polk County COVID-19 vaccination clinic

What was at the time filled with crowds attending horse exhibits has turned into a

What was at the time filled with crowds attending horse exhibits has turned into a vaccination clinic at the very least at the time a week at the Tryon Worldwide Equestrian Middle.

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“I know on their most important working day, they did about 600 vaccines,” Carolinas Operations Tryon Companions President Sharon Decker mentioned.

Again in December 2020, Decker reported Polk County Public Health attained out to the heart about utilizing a area on the home to administer vaccines.


“Within two several hours of the arrival of the vaccines, the first shots were being specified,” Decker claimed.

Tuesday, U.S. Congressman Madison Cawthorn (R-District 11) saw the vaccination web-site in motion.

He only took 1 query from the media. News 13 asked Consultant Cawthorn about his efforts in Congress to raise vaccination ability in North Carolina.

“The most important issue correct now is we are not just positive who has jurisdiction in excess of these vaccines,” Rep. Cawthorn responded. “They get sent from the federal government and then someone in the governor’s workplace has manage around exactly where they get delegated to.”

Tuesday, Polk County declared its associates did not obtain an expected shipment of doses in the last two weeks, and does not assume any extra to get there this week. County officers stated appointments for the initially dose of the vaccine are postponed.

Decker said the county takes advantage of their facility about at the time a week. She says it will continue to be available as the county gets far more shipments.

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“They know that they have a heart there that they know can operate and we are hopeful that it will,” Decker explained.

Rep. Cawthorn explained his office sent a letter to Governor Roy Cooper’s office environment advocating for far more even distribution across the condition.