TOWSON, Md. — Baltimore County has received more than 10,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
According to County Executive Johnny Olszewski, at least 2,100 doses have been administered.
Baltimore County is in phase 1A of its COVID-19 vaccine distribution effort. Olszewski says the county got its first 100 doses of the Moderna vaccine on December 23, they were all injected that day.
On December 29, the county got 3,400 additional doses. Of those additional doses, 2,000 have been administered. Another 1,000 doses were set to be given out Thursday.
On January 5, 6,825 doses of the Pfizer vaccine arrived. County officials have scheduled seven clinics for the week of January 10. At each clinic, 1,000 vaccine doses will be given out to healthcare workers and first responders.
County Executive Olszewski says the county will continue this process going forward.
"We will ensure that there will be no vaccine goes to waste,” said Olszewski. “We will continue to diligently work to the priority groups established by Maryland and Baltimore County until such time as we are prepared to allow the general public to obtain their vaccines."
Baltimore County has launched the Baltimore County Provider Registry. Through the portal, officials will reach out to registered health providers with information on scheduling vaccinations for themselves and their staff.
The county launched its COVID-19 vaccination page on Thursday. There, residents can stay up to date on the county's distribution efforts.