Distributing the COVID-19 Vaccine: An Inside Look at Our Planning ProcessDec. 8, 2020
Since the pandemic began, we've all eagerly awaited a COVID-19 vaccine.
On December 11, 2020, the FDA granted EUA approval to the first of these vaccines — Pfizer’s COVID-19 mRNA vaccine — so now it’s our job to help distribute it. And our experts have been preparing for this day for a while now.
"All the way from how we're going to prioritize individuals to how the vaccine will be stored, where it's going to be transported, how we're documenting the vaccine and how we're reporting to the state...there are so many details that need to be thought through," says Jennifer Borders, system director of wellness services at Houston Methodist.
In the video above, Borders explains our approach to planning for the COVID-19 vaccine.