Salmon: Teachers should be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccine


The hospital's chief operating officer, Dr. Nicholas Holmes, says most of the hospital's staff wants to get the vaccine. According to Kentucky Public Health, more than 2,000 Kentuckians have died from Covid-19.

Practices in more than 100 parts of England have begun offering the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine this week, setting up centres in villages, towns and cities across the country.

The first Canadian vaccination was done on Monday in Ontario.

After receiving the shot, Pykosh gave a thumbs up to the cameras.

The Alberta government will provide the latest update on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout for the province.

"We don't have to hold back any of that portion for the second dose", he said.

"Continued school closings impact all of our children, especially those in underserved communities and vulnerable to abuse", said Clarence C. Crawford, president of the Maryland State Board of Education. She has been a nurse for 42 years and has described COVID-19 as "scary".

New COVID Variant Is 'Something to Keep an Eye On'
The surge of COVID-19 cases in southern England may be associated with a new variant of coronavirus , Hancock told lawmakers. Mr Khan said: "We heard from Matt Hancock yesterday that it appears the Government is looking at this again".

Shandro said is encouraging that daily case numbers appear to be flattening out and the forecast growth of hospital admissions is also coming down.

He said restaurant workers, and the lodging and hospitality industries, have "taken it on the chin" because of shutdowns.

"These heaviest hit areas tend to be lower income areas where people naturally live in higher density housing arrangements, sometimes with multi generational families that can make it very hard for family members to self isolate effectively", Kenney said.

She said it is "so important" that people take up the vaccine when contacted for an appointment.

"The prioritization is those in most vulnerable circumstances and our health care workers".

Nursing home officials said they could start vaccinations next week.

"As soon as we get the green light, we'll be ready to go", Trudeau said.