Hill County well below vaccination goal

Commission discusses ARPA, levee and health insurance


Last updated 6/17/2021 at 11:40am

At a monthly meeting of Hill County Officials Wednesday, Hill County Public Health Director and Health Officer Kim Berg said about 50 percent of the county’s eligible population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Berg said this is well below their goal of 70 percent, which is the lowest estimate for the point at which a community can achieve herd immunity for COVID-19.

She said there appear to be a number of reasons vaccination has slowed so dramatically in the county and nationwide. These reasons range from undue skepticism to apathy.

“We have a lot of people who...

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