Vaccination plan in the pipeline

Councillor Kieron Green, chair of Argyll and Bute IJB.

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Plans to vaccinate the wider community against Covid-19 are currently being looked at by Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership.

Chairman of the Argyll and Bute Integration Joint Board Kieron Green said: ‘It is anticipated that as the Covid-19 vaccine rollout continues there will be partnership working with GP surgeries across Argyll.

‘This will build on the successful campaign for delivering the flu vaccine in the autumn which saw facilities such as the Corran Halls used to ensure that appropriate social distancing could be maintained. Locations will be confirmed in due course as further stocks of the vaccine become available.’

More than 163,000 people in Scotland, including care home staff and residents, front line health workers and over-80s in the community, had received a first dose of a vaccine by January 11.