President Biden’s promise that all 255 million adults in the country will be eligible for coronavirus vaccines by May 1 means the United States must move fast.
Over the next seven weeks, the federal government will have to dose hundreds of new vaccine sites, recruit a new wave of health workers to control the shootings.
Simply distributing vaccines will not be enough. The government also aims to simplify the often frustrating registration process by delivering footage to the communities most difficult to vaccinate.
This is how health officials intend to meet the president’s deadline and the challenges they face.
WHAT WILL HAPPEN MAY 1?
This is the date when Biden wants all adults to be vaccinated, but that does not mean that everyone will be able to get shot immediately or even immediately afterwards. White House officials expect enough doses to be available to everyone by the end of May. A quick description of the staff will depend on the creation of hundreds of new vaccination sites and other distribution points. Some states will move faster. The governor of Michigan said on Friday that from the beginning of April, all adults will have the right to receive vaccines. Alaska became the first state to open this week for anyone 16 or older.
IS THE GOAL REAL?
The purpose of May 1 is reasonable, և the administration can use it to urge states և communities to prepare for much more vaccines.
“The problem is that if you just wait to see how much vaccine you have before your appointment at the clinic, you are causing a lot of delays,” he said.
“Say, ‘Look, we’ll be able to vaccinate everyone, every adult who wants it,'” this sends a signal to everyone, ‘Get ready.’
HOW TO DEVELOP CERTIFICATES IN ONE?
The Biden administration hopes to expand the number of vaccination centers and neighborhood centers. It plans to double the number of federal mass vaccination sites և double the number of retail pharmacies covered by the federal distribution plan to more than 20,000. It will also add more mobile clinics, send doses to community health centers to reach under-affected communities.
WHO WILL CUT THE RECRUITMENT?
It would be impossible to reach millions of doses of adults without a large increase in the number of health workers and volunteers. Biden plans to allow veterinarians, dentists, optometrists, obstetricians, medical assistants, medical students and others to take pictures. The president also says that 4,000 active combat duty units will be deployed to assist with vaccination. That’s except for 2000, who are already helping.
HOW WILL EVERYONE BE CONFIRMED?
In the affected communities, people living in low-income neighborhoods, the gaps are broken due to language barriers, lack of transportation, lack of access to online registration. Vaccination distrust also plays a role. The Biden administration plans to bring more doses closer to where people live through mobile clinics, sending vaccines to as many as 700 other community health centers, bringing the total to 950. “We ensure that justice remains at the heart of our response,” said Dr. Marcela Nunes-Smith, Chair of the White House COVID-19 Equity Working Group.
WHAT PUBLIC SAFETY EXPERTS SAY
Dean of Brown University School of Public Health, Dr Ashish Hahan said the White House leadership, in talks with manufacturers, and other data showed that there would be a “huge increase” in the number of vaccines available to Americans. people next month.
He does not have enough supplies now, he said. However, in late April-early May, supply will exceed demand.
“Of course, by May, if not earlier, we will have a lot of vaccines for anyone,” he said.
Ha han said that at present the country can fire 2.5 million to 3 million shots a day, և now the states must work to make sure that they have the ability to distribute և they can be vaccinated at a rate of 4 million to 5 million a day nationally.
WHAT IS SIGNED ABOUT FR COMPANIES?
Providing a hole to get the vaccine is crazy for many. And that is only a small part of the eligible population. A new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs shows that about 4 in 10 Americans think the process went badly. Biden says his administration will have a nationwide website by May 1 to show people where the vaccine can be found. There will also be a call center to help track doses. The federal government will also work with local agencies to improve their registration sites. The president says the goal is “not to look for appointments day and night.”
WHERE IS THE FATHER ATION HEALTH FF HE STANDS THIS
More than 100 million Americans have already received at least one shot, and nearly 66 million have been fully vaccinated. By May 1, many will be shot, somewhat easing the deadlock that is likely to create extended jurisdiction.
WHAT IS THE END BLOCKER?
Biden’s target is July 4, the day when the nation can make significant progress. But he dampened his optimism by warning that getting there would rely on people who follow public health guidelines and get vaccinated sooner than they deserve.
Associated Press writer Michelle R. Smith participated in this report in Providence, Rhode Island.