SOMERVILLE – “Just be patient.”
That’s the advice Dr. Namitha Reddy, director of the Somerset County Department of Health, gave to county residents about the anxiety and confusion about receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
“We are vaccinating as many doses we get a week,” Reddy said at Tuesday’s county commissioners meeting.
Somerset County is receiving 700 doses a week, Reddy said.
By Tuesday, the county had received 5,400 doses since the end of December from the federal government and had administered 4,000 doses. By the end of this week, with more clinics scheduled, 90% of the available vaccines will be given,