Ellsworth American – How Will Maine Roll Out a Vaccine?

by | Dec 4, 2020 | COVID-19 Updates, Island Health, Island Outreach, Maine Seacoast Mission, News, Sunbeam

Sharon Daley, in light gray sweatshirt, administering flu shots in October 2020. (Photo not part of Ellsworth American story.)

How will Maine roll out a vaccine?
December 2, 2020 by Kate Cough on News

ELLSWORTH — Certain health-care workers and emergency responders could be given the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine sometime in December as long as the authorization process goes smoothly, said Dr. James Jarvis, medical specialist for Northern Light Health’s incident command, in a press conference on Nov. 25.


Sharon Daley, a nurse and Island Health Services director at Maine Seacoast Mission, said she recently finished doing flu shot clinics on six islands and is waiting to hear from the state about plans for COVID-19 vaccines.

“I don’t know how far down on the list the islands will be,” said Daley. “I just want to make sure they are on the list.”

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