The province has outlined plans for distribution of the first batch of COVID vaccine. The Miramichi Hospital will be the hub for distribution to priority groups.
The priority groups include long-term care residents and staff – staff from Provincial Rapid Outbreak Management Teams who respond to COVID-19 outbreaks – Extra-Mural/Ambulance New Brunswick staff – health-care workers – First Nations nurses – and seniors 85 or older.
The Director of the NB Emergency Measures Organization – Greg MacCallum – outlined preliminary details of the plan to distribute the vaccine during a news conference this afternoon. You can watch his briefing below.