Most Kansas counties turn down vaccine over past month
April 22, 2021
MISSION, Kan. (AP) — About three-quarters of Kansas counties have turned down new shipments of the coronavirus vaccine at least once over the past month and several for four straight weeks, state date shows.
"It is kind of stalling. Some people just don't want it," said Stacey Hileman, a nurse with the health department in rural northwest Kansas' Decatur County, where only about 29% of the county's 2,900 residents have received at least one vaccine dose.
Her county is among six that have rejected allocations for all four weeks. Thirty-three other counties paused shipments from the state f...