Millions of seniors still unvaccinated

Efforts slow due to supply, transportation
Mass vaccination site volunteers
Posted at 9:03 AM, Apr 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-09 15:56:38-04

(KERO) — Seniors were one of the top priority groups when vaccines first rolled out but now there's a need to get more of them vaccinated.

According to government estimates, nearly 13-million seniors still need to get the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Nearly a quarter of people who are 75 and older have not been vaccinated yet.

Officials say the hesitancy isn't with getting the shot but because of a lack of supplies and trouble finding a way to get to vaccination sites.