Maine’s plan to distribute vaccine stresses racial equity, health care workers and the elderly



Maine’s system for distributing an eventual COVID-19 vaccine will prioritize racial equity and protecting health care workers and the elderly, according to a plan the state submitted to the federal government on Friday.
If there’s a sufficient supply, Maine says it would have the capacity to vaccinate 80 percent of the state’s 1.3 million people within 12 weeks of when a vaccine becomes available.
When fully ramped up, Maine would be giving about 130,000 shots weekly, according to the… Maine’s plan to distribute vaccine stresses racial equity, health care workers and the elderly