Hospital staff begins receiving vaccine

Steven Isbell, M.D., a general surgeon at DeKalb Regional Medical Center, received the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday.

"I'm doing this because we are in the midst of the most significant medical disaster the modern world has known," Isbell said. "Given enough time, it seems clear that vaccination can help diminish the ongoing growth of COVID-19. Vaccinations have proven their worth multiple times, and we have ample evidence this one can do the same. It remains our responsibility to lead by example."

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Please serve our community by tracking the progress or lack of progress in giving vaccine in Dekalb County. Why are we still in phase 1A while the rest of the country has moved on to phase 1B? And Alabama has received 130,000 doses and has administered 20,000. I understand DeKalb county is only administering 100 doses per day at this time. Who holds them accountable for getting the doses out and saving lives in Dekalb County?

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