Capital Region hospital leaders update plan to vaccinate 1 million people

Karen Tararache & WNYT Staff
Updated: December 22, 2020 07:50 PM
Created: December 22, 2020 05:33 PM

ALBANY - Leaders of local hospitals gathered in Albany Tuesday to talk about COVID-19 and distribution of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

They stressed the importance of wearing masks and safe social distancing over the holidays.

They urged people not to delay necessary medical care.

DIGITAL EXTRA: Watch the full update from Capital Region leaders here.

They hope everyone will receive the vaccination when it becomes available over the next six months.

Due to the dramatic increase in admissions, hospitals in the region have agreed to reduce non-urgent surgical cases requiring extended stays.

Learn more about the vaccine distribution plan by watching the video of Karen Tararache's story.

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