COVID-19 vaccine update: Prioritization and pilot project plans
September 24, 2020
OLYMPIA—The Washington State Department of Health provided an update on progress being made toward a COVID-19 vaccine:
Five federal regions (four states and a city) have been chosen to be pilot states in the CDC’s planning. Washington is not one of the pilot states. However, we will develop our plans based on lessons learned from the pilot project. Yesterday we received, from the federal government, the interim playbook. We are now reviewing it and are on a 30-day clock to return our plans by October 16th.
We want to remind people that when a coronavirus vaccine is approved and released...