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100 million more COVID vaccine doses on the way, vaccinations happening in Southern Nevada

Posted at 6:34 AM, Dec 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-23 10:06:46-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Pfizer and Biotech will supply one hundred million additional doses of the COVID vaccine to the US.

This comes after the first doses of the Moderna vaccine arrived in Southern Nevada.

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The health district has received 15,000 doses. Most of them will be given to health care workers.

Long-term care facilities will receive their vaccines as well.

Officials say "Tier one vaccinations" should be done by Jan. 1.

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Then, it's on to tier two!

Tier 2 includes teachers, childcare providers, essential retail workers, and prison inmates.