June 15, 2024


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Wilson County person travels across county traces to get COVID-19 vaccine | News

With a confined COVID-19 vaccine availability in Wilson County, some folks are eager to do what ever they can to get a shot.

Larry Stroud, a 79-calendar year-old guy battling Parkinson’s, has been desperately waiting for his COVID-19 vaccine. This 7 days, he at last acquired just one in Putnam County.

“We’ve been on the Wilson County ready list considering the fact that January 6th,” Larry’s wife, Kelly King, advised News 4.

During his more than two and a half weeks of ready in Wilson County for his vaccine and in no way finding an appointment, Stroud, thanks to his spouse Kelly’s persistence, could get him on the waiting checklist in Putnam County.

Stroud’s family mentioned they imagined they could get a vaccination in Putnam County prior to Wilson County. This is related to their neighbors who also obtained their shot in Putnam County.

“We are totally thrilled,” King reported, sitting beside her husband. “They gave us two hrs to get there, we received our dresses on and hit the street…Nonetheless haven’t read from Wilson County.”

Suitable now, there is no residency need to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Tennessee, indicating people outside of the condition could get a vaccination.

“They have been astonished we would push that significantly to get the vaccine, but they didn’t have any qualms about us coming from Wilson County at all,” King reported.

Having said that, Florida has enacted residency specifications to avoid those from outside of the point out to get vaccinated.

Now with Larry’s vaccination, his caretaker and wife Kelly are hoping to get theirs shortly.

“She is an LPN. She just has to demonstrate that then she can get her shot,” King stated. “I have diabetes, so I’m on the following checklist.”

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