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By David Pan 

Vaccinations are off to a good start

General public still 1 to 3 months away from being eligible


Last updated 1/22/2021 at 11:41am

Providence Regional Health

Dr. George Diaz, Chief of Infectious Diseases at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, receives the first COVID-19 vaccine in Snohomish County on Dec. 18. Dr. Diaz, a resident of Edmonds, treated the first known COVID-19 patient in the U.S. in January 2020.

The specific time that the general public will be eligible to start receiving the COVID-19 vaccine has not yet been finalized.

But according to a timeline created by Snohomish County Vaccine Force, some members of the general public could start receiving the vaccine in one to three months. Those individuals in the so-called B1 phase include all people 70 and older and all people 50 or older in multigenerational households.

The Snohomish Health District reported that 10,522 doses out of about 30,000 doses of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines were administered by 13 provider groups in Snohomish...

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