The Latest: Oklahoma pharmacies to get 11,500 vaccine doses
February 4, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY -- About 11,500 doses of the coronavirus vaccine will be shipped to pharmacies across Oklahoma next week, state health officials said Tuesday.
Deputy state health commissioner Keith Reed said the shipment is part of a plan by President Joe Biden's administration to distribute 1 million doses to some 6,500 pharmacies nationwide. The pharmacies signed on to the federal distribution program and the state is not involved in allocation.
"We anticipate there's probably going to be around 75 total pharmacies that will receive some level of vaccine inventory," Reed said. "They're goin...