Newsom says rural allocations of vaccine 'extremely disappointing'

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Hospital has only received 1,100 doses from state so far

Frustration is mounting among Hopkins County officials and residents as the COVID-19 vaccine allocation to rural counties has seemed to slow to a trickle, a situation that has county judge Robert Newsom “very concerned.” “We had been promised they [the state] were distributing per county, per capita,” Newsom said. “That was very clear from the word go, and I have never heard anything different…

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