The Augusta Fire Department currently has a waiting list of over 2,500 people hoping to receive their Covid-19 vaccination however due to a supply shortage, the Augusta Fire Department announced on their Facebook page that they will not be able to hold any vaccine clinics next week due to this shortage.

According to the KJ, 1,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine slated for the fire department will instead be allocated to F.E.M.A. to be distributed to their mobile units.

The deputy chief for the Augusta Fire Department indicated in the report by the KJ that F.E.M.A. was going to use the doses to vaccinate people in hard to reach parts of the state.

The Augusta Fire Department did say they will announce their next clinic once they finally receive more vaccine. Luckily no appointments have had to be canceled as they only schedule appoints based on what they physically receive.

The F.E.M.A. mobile units that will be using the vaccine that was originally planned for the Augusta Fire Department vaccine clinic will most likely set-up at Oxford Casino and another perhaps in Waterville at a soon to be named location which will be posted on the Maine state vaccination website, located by CLICKING HERE.



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