CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia is debuting an online portal for residents to register for coronavirus vaccine appointments.
Gov. Jim Justice says the new system launches Monday and will help streamline vaccination efforts statewide.READ MORE: Con Alma, Restaurant And Jazz Club, To Open Downtown Location
The new website comes after complaints of long wait times to book a shot.
According to the Department of Health and Human Resources, West Virginia is the first state to deploy the new system.READ MORE: Ex-West Virginia Councilman Charged For Breaching U.S. Capitol In Jan. 6 Riots
Currently, all residents 65 and older and some essential workers, such as health care personnel and teachers, are eligible for shots.
However, the state currently does not have enough vaccine doses for all senior citizens.MORE NEWS: Federal Judge Extends Stay On Ohio Heartbeat Abortion Ban
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