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Long Term Care Facility Vaccination Rollout Will Be “Logistic Nightmare”- Dr. Raul Pino

Orange County’s top health official says vaccinating long term care residents will be a “logistic nightmare.” Dr. Raul Pino, the health officer for the Florida Department of Health in Orange County, says his staff are ready to help deliver the COVID-19 vaccines if asked to by the state.

“I want to ask for your patience and understanding, as we are going to engage in a logistic nightmare to try to deliver those vaccines to assisted living facilities, and other places that need it urgently,” said Pino during the County’s regular Monday afternoon pandemic briefing.

with over 9,000 residents and employees in long-term care facilities, vaccinating them all in four weeks will be a challenge.

“And even when you have all the resources, the ot

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