Last week our blog community was the FIRST to talk about cowtown vaxx tourism. Today, we notice a bit of followup and reaction from local health officials.
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Demand for the vaccine is high, but supply is low. The concern from health experts is desperation to get vaccinated may result in people falsifying information to move up in priority groups.
"That's been happening around the state in some places where they've been letting people in who obviously aren't on the priority list," explained Dr. Rex Archer, director of the Kansas City, Missouri, Health Department. "We think it's not fair to our citizens to do that here, so yes we will be doing some verification and checking."
Dr. Archer said the department has been using appointments in the first phase of the vaccination process along with staff relying on a trust, but verify model.
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