Jackson County is withdrawing its support of a Covid vaccination center at the county agricultural center.

Board of Commissioners chairman Tom Crow said April 5 that the county would no longer provide support services for the site, although the state would be welcome to use the facility if it wanted to continue with providing vaccinations there.

Crow said that around 700 people were vaccinated at the site on March 31, but that only 70 of those were from Jackson County. 

Crow said that it isn't clear how people from Atlanta and other areas get on the state list and sent to the Jackson County location while some local citizens are being sent as far away as Atlanta for vaccinations.

The chairman said he had wanted the site to primarily serve local citizens and was disappointed at the lack of organization surrounding the vaccine efforts.

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Allie Wright

What a shame! Very short sighted and selfish.

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