CDC official updates North Fulton Chamber on vaccination efforts

Source: Appen Media Group

ROSWELL, Ga. — With more than 90 million Americans vaccinated, Georgia is expanding efforts to provide access to those seeking inoculations.

Speaking to business leaders March 30, Dr. Amanda Cohn, chief medical officer for the CDC’s COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force, urged employers to adopt policies to help with the rollout. She encouraged businesses to establish policies in the workplace in order to take paid leave to seek a COVID-19 vaccine.

Speaking at the Greater North Fulton County Chamber of Commerce Wellstar Chamber Luncheon Series, Cohn said an estimated 3.7 million doses of vaccinations have been administered in Georgia. That’s about 83 percent of the doses delivered, and there has been a significant increase in vaccinations the past couple of weeks, she said.

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