Michael Maron, Holy Name Medical Center CEO, joins ‘Power Lunch’ to discuss if he’s concerned about the vaccine distribution rollout, the biggest barriers he sees and if he worries the hospital could miss the vaccine distribution for those due for a second dose.
The end to this tragic pandemic is within reach. Dr. Adam Jarrett, the chief medical officer of Holy Name Medical Center, says please listen to the science, not to internet misinformation or conspiracy theories, and choose to receive the vaccine. Above, Holy Name Medical Center pharmacists and nurses work in a mass vaccination center at the Rodda Community Center in Teaneck.
Hundreds of thousands of vaccines for the coronavirus are expected to be delivered to New Jersey from the federal government over the coming weeks, but it continues to fall short of the substantial demand after eligibility was expanded this week, state health officials said Friday.
The state is still facing criticism for the pace of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. More than 310,595 doses were administered as of Friday, including 37,079 second doses. State government leaders contend the federal government is causing a bottleneck in shipments of vaccines.